thousands more cruise
passengers might have
been exposed to deadly
Wiles, “Doc” Burkhardt and Edward Szall discuss what is involved
when thousands are chek-by-jowl on a cruise liner that has sailed
four times since someone got sick with coronavirus on board.
neglect only to describe what happens when these carriers of the
virus go ashore and potentially spread the virus far-and-wide
This is the article they cite
Thousands more people than previously thought might have been exposed to the deadly coronavirus, after a cruise line admitted one of its ships had sailed four times since carrying eight mainland Chinese passengers infected with the disease.
revelation sparked fears of a wider outbreak in Hong Kong, and came
the day after three crew members were hospitalised following the
vessel’s return to the city.
Kong health officials said they were yet to contact about 200
passengers who took the same trip with the eight patients and
disembarked in the city. They also appealed to about 5,000 passengers
on the subsequent trips to call their hotline if they felt unwell.
Thursday, almost 4,000 passengers and crew remained trapped on the
World Dream at Kai Tak Cruise Terminal after it was turned away from
Taiwan following the discovery it had carried the infected group
during a January cruise between Hong Kong and Vietnam.
1,800 passengers, including 1,600 from Hong Kong and others from
Britain, Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Macau and elsewhere, together
with most of the other 1,800 crew members, were all still on the
ship, which left the city on Sunday for its latest voyage, and was
boarded by Department of Health officials on its return on Wednesday
Turned away from 3 Ports!
Holland America Line (HAL) cruise ship MS Westerdam has been trying
to dock but has told potential ports there are about 1400 passengers
with symptoms of Coronavirus on board. Three ports have DENIED the
vessel permission to dock.
ship was previously denied entry to the Philippines and Japan, and is
now being turned away from Guam.
word yet on where it will try to land next, but they have confirmed
they have 1,400 showing signs of the coronavirus, and were denied
docking today at a port in Guam.
in a press release says they simply can not care for 1,400 infected;
they lack the capacity to.
DOCKING IN NEW JERSEY
cruise ship with “numerous” people who have symptoms of
Corona virus, is dociking in Bayonne, New Jersey, just outside New
York City this morning.
with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the New Jersey
Department of Health are on the docks and will take those folks for
testing and Quarantine.
people may simply have some “bug.” It may not be Corona
not, no harm.
so, then the virus will have arrived in the most densely populated
state in America (New Jersey) and right outside the country’s biggest
city, New York.
Turner Remark: Bayonne is just a few miles from where I live.)
had FIVE PORT CALLS not including NY/NJ
New York, New Jersey
Juan, Puerto Rico
Phillipsburg, Saint Maarten Island, Dutch Antilles
Castries, Saint Lucia Island
Basseterre, Port Zanta, St. Kitts Island
New York, New Jersey