The horror we are dealing with…third Princess Cruise Ship reporting Covid-19.
Twelve cases of coronavirus have been confirmed on the ship Coral Princess.
It is the third Princess Cruises ship to have contracted the deadly virus following a mass outbreak onboard Diamond Princess quarantined in Japan and Grand Princess off the California coast.
The line confirmed on Thursday that Covid-19 tests confirmed 12 positive cases – seven passengers and five crew.
Coral Princess is on its way to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale with an estimated arrival date of April 4.
“Princess Cruises continues to remain in contact with local officials regarding disembarkation details,” a spokesperson said.
The port previously refused access to stranded coronavirus-hit Holland America Line ship Zaandam before intervention by US President Donald Trump which saw the vessel arrive on Thursday.
Coral Princess is carrying 1,020 passengers, who are self-isolating in their cabins, and 878 crew.
“Due to limited flight availability, Coral Princess will remain alongside in Fort…
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