COVID cases send cruise ship into quarantine


The first cruise ship to cancel runs through Southeast Alaska this summer due to COVID-19 cases on board is tied up in Juneau, waiting for the 10-day quarantine for the crew to end.

The 267-foot American Constellation, which was carrying 162 passengers and a crew of 52, docked in Juneau last Saturday after a day earlier letting off several people in Petersburg for medical care and quarantine.

Uninfected passengers flew home from Juneau, while the crew remains on board.

“The three individuals who tested positive for COVID-19, along with their close contacts, remain in Petersburg to isolate...

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