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Coronavirus outbreak for crew on cruise ship in Greece

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say 12 crew members on a Maltese-flagged cruise ship carrying more than 1,500 people on a Greek islands tour have tested positive for coronavirus and have been isolated on board.

The Mein Schiff 6, operated by TUI Cruises, began its trip in Heraklion on the southern Greek island of Crete on Sunday night, with 922 passengers and 666 crew members on board, Greece’s Shipping Ministry said Monday. It had been due to sail to Piraeus, the country’s main port near the Greek capital of Athens, and later to the western island of Corfu.

Sample tests for coronavirus were carried out on 150 crewmembers and 12 were positive but asymptomatic, the ministry said. The passengers had undergone coronavirus tests before boarding.
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I think the cruise ship industry is running on borrowed time until we can get a handle on this coronavirus.
 

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say 12 crew members on a Maltese-flagged cruise ship carrying more than 1,500 people on a Greek islands tour have tested positive for coronavirus and have been isolated on board.

The Mein Schiff 6, operated by TUI Cruises, began its trip in Heraklion on the southern Greek island of Crete on Sunday night, with 922 passengers and 666 crew members on board, Greece’s Shipping Ministry said Monday. It had been due to sail to Piraeus, the country’s main port near the Greek capital of Athens, and later to the western island of Corfu.

Sample tests for coronavirus were carried out on 150 crewmembers and 12 were positive but asymptomatic, the ministry said. The passengers had undergone coronavirus tests before boarding.
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I think the cruise ship industry is running on borrowed time until we can get a handle on this coronavirus.
TUI should have been more prudent in their hiring/screening. I suspect major lawsuits are on the horizon.
 

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say 12 crew members on a Maltese-flagged cruise ship carrying more than 1,500 people on a Greek islands tour have tested positive for coronavirus and have been isolated on board.

The Mein Schiff 6, operated by TUI Cruises, began its trip in Heraklion on the southern Greek island of Crete on Sunday night, with 922 passengers and 666 crew members on board, Greece’s Shipping Ministry said Monday. It had been due to sail to Piraeus, the country’s main port near the Greek capital of Athens, and later to the western island of Corfu.

Sample tests for coronavirus were carried out on 150 crewmembers and 12 were positive but asymptomatic, the ministry said. The passengers had undergone coronavirus tests before boarding.
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I think the cruise ship industry is running on borrowed time until we can get a handle on this coronavirus.
Who is crazy-enough to take a cruise during the pandemic? Yeah, the prices are probably right. But, still?
 

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Don't take ****ing cruise vacations during a pandemic.
 

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I wonder if the passengers had to sign waivers.
 

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1500 people
12 asymptomatic flu ..
with 99% survival rate ..
yup ! the world is at end any minute now...
repent ! wear haz-mat suits
Silly fearful folk needing daddy Don to take care of them.
and with pathetic political reasoning ffs.
 
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