A crew member on the Jewel of the Seas informs me that the Royal Caribbean cruise ship has a complete of sixty-four (64) COVID-19 circumstances amongst friends. Current testing additionally revealed solely 4 (4) contaminated crew members.
The cruise ship’s An infection Management Officer knowledgeable the crew: “Sadly our visitor numbers proceed to soar. Finest method to assist with the unfold is to attempt to use that total bottle of Oxivir in at some point when sanitizing your areas and to encourage visitor to make use of the hand sanitizers across the ship. (A bottle of sanitizer is ineffective when this virus is transmitted via the air). Entrance of home private, please be vocal in a pleasing and pleased method.” The contaminated visitor depend of 64 is a bit larger than earlier three cruises which ranged from 46 to 61.
.@RoyalCaribbean Jewel of the Seas #cruise ship has complete of sixty-four (64) #COVID-19 circumstances amongst friends, however solely 4 (4) contaminated crew members. This isn’t the time to think about easing COVID testing as BA.4 & BA.5 variants proceed to surge. pic.twitter.com/yf2uNyoqn1
— James (Jim) Walker (@CruiseLaw) August 1, 2022
The contaminated depend of crew members has ranged from 16 to 18 within the final month and dropped at the very least 75% (to 4) throughout this newest cruise.
The Jewel left port in Amsterdam on July twenty sixth for a a twelve day cruise to ports in Norway. She is scheduled to return to Amsterdam on the morning of August seventh.
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Picture credit score: Jewel of the Seas – Royal Caribbean.