Australian Authorities are now on a massive man hunt program to trace the
2700 cruise passengers who had landed at Sydney on March 19th while the ship
left Sydney port and is on its way to New Zealand after offloading passengers.
The alarm was set off after 3 passengers and a crew member were tested
positive for corno virus. All the other passengers are asked to self qurantine
The ship currently
far off the coast of Sydney with the 1,100 crew aboard
The ship is currently far off the coast of Sydney with the 1,100 crew
aboard, including the one staff member who is Covid19 positive.
2,700 cruise ship
passengers to isolate themselves
Australia issued an urgent call for
2,700 cruise ship passengers who disembarked in central Sydney to isolate
themselves and contact authorities by march20th, after four travellers tested
positive for COVID-19.
The ship was on a cruise from New Zealand to Sydney when passengers fell
sick and 13 were tested for flu mid-voyage. The swabs were later tested for
coronavirus and four came back positive.
“That obviously is a cause for us to have some concern,” said a spokesman
of New South Wales state health ministry. “There may be the possibility -- not
by any means confirmed -- there may be other passengers on board that ship who
could have had the COVID virus.”
“provided their emails and their phone numbers
Passengers had “provided their emails and their phone numbers” he added,
“we’re making every effort to contact” them. The ship is currently far off the
coast of Sydney with the 1,100 crew aboard, including the one member of staff
who tested positive.