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Covid-19: a cruise ship immobilized in Norway

Arrived on the port of Tromsø in Norway on Friday morning, a cruise ship of the Hurtigruten firm has since been immobilized.

On board, 158 crew members quarantined: 36 of them examined constructive for Covid-19.

The passengers who had been on board the ship since mid-July, or practically 400 folks, had been additionally requested to restrict themselves.

"We’re involved with the corporate and our recommendation was that they need to ship a message to all passengers to allow them to know that there was a attainable an infection on board. After all, we’d have appreciated the passengers to be warned earlier. There could also be factors to enhance ", says Line Vold of the Norwegian Institute of Public Well being.

A spotlight of an infection that has raised fears in Norway of a resumption of the epidemic. Because the begin of the well being disaster, greater than 9,200 circumstances of coronavirus infections have been confirmed within the nation and greater than 250 folks have died.