At least 36 team members on a Norwegian cruise boat have tested positive for coronavirus, days following almost 200 passengers disembarked.
Of the 158 team members on board the MS Roald Amundsen36 are infected, Pal Jakobsen, press officer for the town of Tromso, told AFP, confirming a growth which increases fears of a resurgence of cases from Norway.
On Friday, four of the boat’s staff had tested positive for the virus and have been hospitalized.
The boat’s company Hurtigruten had previously indicated 33 positive evaluations. The infected team was Filipino besides three individuals from France, Norway, and Germany.
The boat came on Friday morning in the vent of Tromsø north of Svalbard, in which the rest team was quarantined aboard.
There are not any guests now on the vessel.
“There wasn’t any reason to guess the COVID-19 once the ship docked in Tromsø due to the symptoms they had been demonstrating,” a company spokesperson said, referring to the four-team members who were hospitalized.
Approximately 180 passengers, that left on July 25, disembarked on Friday, while over 200 guests were on board involving 17-24 July. These guests will self-quarantine”in accord with Norwegian health jurisdiction regulations,” the firm stated.
On Friday, 9,208 instances were reported in Norway.
This is the very first COVID-19-related departure in the realm in a couple of weeks.
The cruise ship industry was devastated and has had to give up a lot of its enterprise. Several liners from various shipowners were turned to quarantine zones in April and May for suspected or confirmed cases of coronavirus contamination.
Hurtigruten declared in March that it had suspended nearly all its actions due to the pandemic.