Cruise ship docks in New Orleans with 17 COVID cases
December 9, 2021
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A cruise ship that carried at least 17 passengers and crew members with breakthrough COVID-19 infections when it docked in New Orleans has set sail again with new passengers.
Nine crew members and eight passengers were infected when the Norwegian Breakaway arrived last Sunday, a Louisiana Department of Health spokeswoman said Monday.
None of the individuals had any symptoms, and only fully vaccinated people are allowed on board, Norwegian Cruise Line said.
The cruise line said all passengers who boarded the Norwegian Breakaway for the next cruise on Monday were offered...