Coronavirus cruise: ship with 800 infected arrived in Sydney

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 Coronavirus cruise: ship with 800 infected arrived in Sydney

The Majestic Princess tourist cruise ship, carrying around 800 passengers with COVID-19, docked in Sydney.

About 4,600 passengers and crew were on board the ship, when he docked. That is, about one in five had the coronavirus, the BBC reported.

Marguerite Fitzgerald, president of cruise operator Carnival Australia, said a large number of cases began to be detected around the middle of the 12-day voyage.

As she noted, most of those infected did not experience symptoms, or they were mild.

According to Fitzgerald, the staff will help all those who are ill “gain access to private transportation and housing to complete the period of isolation” ;.

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