A. Twenty-seven people on board Festival cruise They tested positive COVID-19 Just before the boat stops Belize City This week, according to the Belize Tourism Board.
There were positive cases 26 crew and one passenger from Carnival Vista, With more than 1,400 crew members and nearly 3,000 passengers, the board said in a statement. The ship arrived in Belize on Wednesday.
The 27 were vaccinated The board further stated that they had mild symptoms or were asymptomatic and they were isolated. 99.98% of the crew were vaccinated, as well as 96.5% of passengers.
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Carnival announced last week that there were positive cases on the plane, but the cruise ship did not give specific numbers, the Washington Post reported. The ship departed Calveston, TexasAccording to the newspaper.
All travelers to the carnival were required to be vaccinated, although there were exceptions for children and those with medical conditions. Cruise Line said in an August 4 report that all passengers must wear face shields and submit to a negative Govt test within three days of boarding the cruise, which begins Aug. 14.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on its website that it has explored Carnival Vista and that the ship is still under surveillance.
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