Dozens of passengers on the Symphony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship, are positive for Corona been tested. All passengers and crew had tested negative prior to the trip, and 95 percent had been fully vaccinated.
Of those who tested positive, 98 percent were fully vaccinated. All “infected” people have been quarantined.
On 5th December reported the mediathat 10 people on the Norwegian cruise ship Breakaway had tested positive for Corona. The ship left New Orleans on November 28th and sailed through Belize, Honduras and Mexico. There were 3200 people on board and the vaccination rate was 100 percent.
On November 30, there was an outbreak of Covid on board the Artania. In this case too, 100 percent of the passengers and crew were fully vaccinated.
“The corona outbreaks on the cruise ships show that measures such as vaccinations, a digital certificate and a 1G, 2G and 3G rule offer false security and wrongly exclude people,” writes Data analyst Daniël van der Tuin on Substack. “It has been shown that even with a complete vaccination, corona outbreaks still occur”.
Next now also reports teapochtimes: Fully Vaccinated Holland America Cruise Ship Rejected After Positive COVID-19 Tests
A Holland America Line cruise ship was denied entry into a Mexican port over the weekend after health officials found positive COVID-19 cases on board.
The health department of the Mexican state of Jalisco confirmed in a statement to the media that 21 crew members of the Koningsdam cruise ship tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 upon arrival in the tourist city of Puerto Vallarta.
“Through tests on board we have confirmed that a small number of fully vaccinated crew members of the Koningsdam have tested positive for COVID-19,” Holland America wrote in a statement to the press on Saturday. “All of them show mild or no symptoms and are in isolation. Close contacts have been quarantined as a precaution. “
According to the Jalisco Health Department, the entire crew was tested for COVID-19 prior to departure on December 19. Only one positive case was found.
Holland America’s website states that guests and staff must be fully vaccinated and have a negative COVID-19 test in order to board the ships. The cruise line also mandates that guests and staff wear masks inside the ship.
A few days earlier, Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas had not disembarked in two locations in the Caribbean, the cruise company said in a statement to the Epoch Times.
“Royal Caribbean International’s Odyssey of the Seas will not visit Curacao or Aruba as planned,” the cruise company told The Epoch Times. “The decision was made with the islands out of caution as there is currently a trend towards COVID-19 cases in the communities of the destinations and the crew and guests on board have tested positive – 55 crew members and guests, which is 1.1 percent of the Community on board. “
“On the cruise, 95 percent of the crew were fully vaccinated.”
It’s not clear whether the Omikron variant triggered the eruption on either ship. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that Omikron accounted for 73 percent of all COVID-19 cases by last week.