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Cruise ship MSC Meraviglia is turned away from two Caribbean ports, in the middle of the corona virus, concerns

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In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 the outbreak, celebrity Cruises’ Meraviglia the ship was turned away from two ports in the Caribbean, there is one member of the crew fell ill, is said to have the regular seasonal flu.

On Tuesday, the MSC Meraviglia and was refused permission to dock in Ocho Rios, Jamaica and Georgetown, grand Cayman Islands, after it was reported that a member of the crew is from the Philippines, and was getting sick. Worried that the man might be sick with corona virus in the midst of the ongoing global outbreak, the authorities in both ports, the ship was gone, and The New York Times reports.

The ocean liner is said to be carrying more than 4,500 passengers and 1,600 crew members. According to the Associated Press, the cruise ship employee, is suspected of being sick with the flu, and said that the MSC had been “frustrated” with the double negation. Now, it is the Meraviglia sail to Mexico, celebrity Cruises said.

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A press release from the Jamaica’s Ministry of Health and Wellness is brought to the man, “a cough, a fever, and the associated muscle soreness” as well as a travel history in order to be a corona virus-linked country, the decision was made.

Dwayne Seymour, the secretary of state of public health in the Cayman Islands, has a similar statement on behalf of the Grand Cayman.

“In an abundance of caution, in order to ensure the protection of the health and safety of the residents of the Cayman Islands, the government did not have to get permission for the ship to be calling at Grand Cayman, as previously planned,” Seymour said.

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In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 the outbreak, celebrity Cruises’ Meraviglia ship, pictured, was turned away from two ports in the Caribbean, on Tuesday.
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In a Tuesday statement, the MSC claimed that ” the sick person is a member of the flight crew and the passengers on the ship had passed the health screening process, prior to the arrival of the ship at the weekend.

“The members of the crew had gone to Miami, florida, from the Philippines through a direct connection to Istanbul,” the cruise line said: “at a Time. “He developed symptoms of a common flu and tested positive for Type A influenza, after visiting the ship is a 24/7 Medical Centre, but you are already on board. He / she has no other symptoms at all.”

The boat left Miami on Sunday and was scheduled to be a 15-day cruise to Jamaica, grand Cayman Islands, Mexico, Bahamas, Belize, and Honduras and back to Miami on the 8th of March, as per an itinerary.

A spokesperson for MSC Cruises, it is not immediately available to provide further comment.

As of Wednesday morning, the COVID-19 corona virus has infected more than 80,000 people around the world, while the death toll has risen to at least 2,700.

The news has echoes of the saga of the Holland America MS Westerdam cruise ship, which has on several occasions been denied access to the Asian ports and the middle of the corona virus is concerned.

After 18 days at sea, the last of the passengers on board the MS Westerdam, may get out on Wednesday after testing negative for the corona virus,

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The ship, which had previously been turned away by the four governments in the Asian region by the COVID-19 is docked at a price that, while the people on board received medical screening tests for the viral disease.

Fox News’ Michael Bartiromo, and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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