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Jewel of the Seas – 73 COVID-19 Instances / For the First Time, 100% of Cruise Ships From U.S. Ports are Orange on the CDC’s COVID-19 Dashboard

A crew member on the Jewel of the Seas informs me that the Royal Caribbean cruise ship has a complete of  seventy-three (73) COVID-19 circumstances on the ship. There are fifty-seven (57) friends who examined optimistic for the virus and sixteen (16) crew members. The lodge director can also be optimistic for COVID-19.

The Jewel left port in Amsterdam on Thursday July 14, 2022, on a twelve day cruise to ports in Scotland, Eire, England, Wales, and Guernsey Island. She is scheduled to return to Amsterdam on July 26, 2022.

We final reported on COVID-19 circumstances on the Jewel of the Seas on July 2, 2022 when the ship was leaving on her final cruise and had seventy-nine COVID-19 circumstances amongst friends (61) and crew members (18).

Seventy-9 (79) COVID-19 Instances on the Jewel of the Seas

Regardless of the efforts of the cruise strains and journey brokers to persuade the general public that it’s protected to go on a cruise ship, the reality is that the vaccine-resistant BA.4 and BA.5 variants of COVID-19 are spreading world wide, together with not solely the U.S. however in Europe. Within the U.S., in keeping with the COVID-19 Illness Cruise Ship Dashboard, the Facilities for Illness Management (CDC) signifies that of the 95 cruise ships monitored, 100% are orange. Zero are  inexperienced.

To our data, that is the primary time that the CDC has concluded that each one cruise ships crusing from U.S. ports have 0.3% or extra of complete passengers and/or crew optimistic for COVID.

Sadly, neither the CDC not the cruise strains will make the variety of contaminated passengers and/or crew members public data. It is a public disservice.

From info that we obtain relating to the Jewel of the Seas from crew members and different sources, it fairly seems that each one cruise ships most likely have a median of 75-150 contaminated friends and crew at any given time.

In case you are conscious of a COVID-19 outbreak on a cruise ship, please alert us and we’ll get the phrase out.

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Picture credit score: Jewel of the Seas – Dave souza – CC BY-SA 2.5.



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