A cruise ship with 42 people experiencing flu-like symptoms is headed to Florida
(CNN) — A cruise ship with 42 sick people aboard is heading to Florida and is expected to dock next week.
“Since it is flu season, and COVID-19 testing is not available on board, it is difficult to determine the cause of these elevated cases at this time,” the statement said.
All 1,243 guests have been asked to stay in their staterooms as the ship sails to Fort Lauderdale. It is expected to dock March 30.
“The safety and well-being of our guests and crew is one of our highest priorities,” the statement said.
There are 586 crew members on board. Those not required to operate the ship are in quarantine while those who are needed to maintain …continued .
[Original Source: CNN]