SeaDream I Company and Crew Take a look at Unfavourable for COVID-19
All visitors and crew members on board SeaDream I’ve examined damaging for COVID-19 after a passenger on the earlier voyage examined constructive upon arrival in Denmark.
“Crew members have been the primary to get examined and all outcomes got here again damaging,” SeaDream Yacht Membership mentioned in a press launch. “Not one of the visitors onboard had exhibited any signs of COVID-19. Nevertheless, in an abundance of warning, native well being authorities additionally examined all visitors onboard.”
Take a look at outcomes have been returned the identical day.
After studying of the previous visitor testing constructive, SeaDream suspended the present cruise and the ship headed to Bodø to comply with pointers set by the Norwegian Institute of Public Well being (NIPH) and the Norwegian Directorate of Well being.
“We want to thank the Nationwide Institute of Public Well being and the Norwegian Directorate of Well being in addition to Bodø Municipality, led by Mayor Ida Maria Pinnerød, for his or her professionalism on this matter,” mentioned SeaDream’s Andreas Brynestad. “Nordland Hospital has executed a implausible job of testing 86 crew members as we speak and delivering all outcomes already early this afternoon. They’ve all proven how Norway can reply so shortly and successfully in conditions like this.”
The visitor with the constructive take a look at outcome confirmed no COVID-19 signs through the voyage. The particular person traveled dwelling to Denmark from Tromsø on Aug. 2.
In line with the recommendation of NIPH and the Norwegian Directorate of Well being, visitors and crew have been instantly quarantined, aside from important crew members wanted to function the yacht.
SeaDream additionally started contacting the visitors who have been onboard the affected voyage. All crew members have been quarantined in motels for 10 days earlier than boarding the yacht.
SeaDream started cruising in Norway on June 20 primarily to Norwegians and residents of neighboring international locations.