Vice President Mike Pence stated Friday the 21 people aboard a cruise ship that is being hauled from the coast of California have tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Coast Guard had delivered 46 evaluations into the Grand Princess, that was hauled off the California coast since Wednesday. Of the 46 passengers analyzed, Pence said 21 people, 19 workers, and 2 passengers, had tested positive.
All passengers will soon be attracted to port from the U.S. over the weekend and analyzed, Pence said. The vice president is leading the government’s response to this outbreak.