•   
  •   

World Royal Caribbean delays trip after 8 crew test Covid-19 positive

21:36  16 june  2021
21:36  16 june  2021 Source:   afp.com

The first pictures of Royal newborns

  The first pictures of Royal newborns Stunning first snaps of your favourite royals. As we wait to officially meet Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's daughter, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, we look back at the first photos of royal newborns from over the years. Is there anything more precious than introducing your newborn for the first time? In the aftermath of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcoming their second child - a daughter named Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor - the world is counting down for that all-important first family photo.

Royal Caribbean is pushing back the maiden voyage of a new ship by a month after eight crew members tested positive for Covid-19, the company's chief executive said.

a large ship in the water: Royal Caribbean pushed back an inaugural voyage on a new ship after eight crew members tested positive for Covid-19 © JOE RAEDLE Royal Caribbean pushed back an inaugural voyage on a new ship after eight crew members tested positive for Covid-19

"Two steps forward and one step back!" Chief Executive Michael Bayley said in a Facebook post Tuesday night that announced the delay for the inaugural trip of "Odyssey of the Seas."

"During routine testing, eight crew members received a positive test result for Covid-19," Bayley said.

"The eight crew members, six of whom were asymptomatic and two with mild symptoms, were quarantined and are being closely monitored by our medical team."

Frank Lloyd Wright's most stunning architectural achievements

  Frank Lloyd Wright's most stunning architectural achievements Visionary architect Frank Lloyd Wright may have designed his first building more than a century ago, but his distinctive style still inspires today.

All 1,400 crew members were vaccinated on June 4 and will be considered fully vaccinated on June 18.

The test results came after the staff was vaccinated but before the shots were fully effective, Bayley said.

The Odyssey voyage, is now set to depart from Port Everglades, Florida on July 31 instead of July 3.

The delay comes just days after Royal Caribbean's Celebrity Millennium trip had two cases of Covid-19.

The trip, which had departed from the Caribbean island of St. Maarten on June 5, was the first by a major cruise ship to depart North America since the pandemic.

Everyone on the cruise had been vaccinated, including all crew, the company said.

Celebrity Edge, another Royal Caribbean ship, is scheduled to undertake the first major voyage from an American port since the pandemic on June 6 from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

jum-jmb/ft

Virgin cabin crew member tests positive .
Passengers who flew on five flights between four cities over the past two days are being contacted after a Virgin cabin crew member tested positive to COVID-19. © Dan Himbrechts/AAP PHOTOS The infected Virgin cabin crew member flew between four east coast cities over the past two days. They tested positive after a rapid result test on Saturday night, Virgin says. The five flights on Friday and Saturday took passengers either to or from Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and the Gold Coast.

usr: 0
This is interesting!