ATLANTA, Georgia: On Friday, the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) stated individuals with an elevated threat of contracting extreme COVID-19, no matter their vaccination standing, ought to keep away from journey on cruise ships, together with river cruises.
The company confused that older individuals and people with continual circumstances usually tend to expertise extreme COVID-19, due to this fact, they need to search skilled recommendation earlier than touring on cruise ships.
After discussions with the CDC, cruise operators started crusing from U.S. ports once more in current weeks with primarily vaccinated crews and company, however a number of instances had been contracted on-board and a surge in U.S. infections brought on by the Delta variant created considerations in regards to the cruise trade’s restoration.
In Could, the CDC started approving cruise operations. In June, it eased its associated warnings however beneficial solely those that are absolutely vaccinated ought to sail on cruises.