Celebrity Millennium: Two guests on fully vaccinated cruise test positive for Covid
Two guests on the first “fully vaccinated” luxury cruise ship to sail from North America since the start of the pandemic have tested positive for coronavirus.
The cruise company confirmed the outbreak onboard the Celebrity Millennium, which was carrying about 600 passengers and 650 crew, but said all aboard had been inoculated.
Royal Caribbean, the operator, said in a statement: “Two guests sharing a stateroom onboard Celebrity Millennium tested positive for Covid-19 while conducting the required end-of-cruise testing. The individuals are asymptomatic and currently in isolation.”
It came towards the end of a seven-day tour which had begun on Saturday at the Caribbean island of St Maarten and saw stops in Barbados, Aruba and Curacao.
Such trips had been banned since March 14 last year,
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