Sumary of Cruise ship with COVID-19 infections has new passengers:
- Nine crew members and eight passengers were infected when the Norwegian Breakaway arrived on Sunday, a Louisiana Department of Health spokeswoman said Monday.
- None 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 on Sunday were offered a chance to cancel without penalty.
- An earlier statement from Norwegian Cruise Line said that any passengers who tested positive would either drive themselves home or “self-isolate in accommodations provided by the company.
- ”Some people who left the ship on Sunday told WVUE-TV that they had been told that people on board had tested positive for COVID-19, but others said they hadn’t.