Cruise operator Royal Caribbean stated on Thursday two visitors onboard its Celeb Millennium ship have examined optimistic for COVID-19, however are asymptomatic and at the moment in isolation.
The visitors, who had been sharing a room, are being monitored by the corporate’s medical group, the cruise operator stated, including that it was conducting contact tracing, expediting testing for all shut contacts of the people.
Celeb Millennium was one of many first cruises in North America to restart crusing final week, after greater than a yr.
Royal Caribbean began crusing in June after assembly the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention’s (CDC) complete tips that included a completely vaccinated crew and everybody over 16 presenting proof of vaccination towards COVID-19.
Cruise operators are among the many final to return to their pre-pandemic operations because the CDC laid out strict steering earlier this yr for the cruise business for resuming journeys, after some ships turned hotbeds for the virus final yr.