(WMAR) — The U.S. Department of State are urging U.S. citizens, particularly those with underlying health conditions, to not travel by cruise ship.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is an increased risk of infection of COVID-19 on cruises.
The State Department says passengers with plans to travel by cruise ship should contact their cruise line companies directly for further information and continue to monitor the travel.state.gov website and see the latest information from the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/cruise/index.html.
U.S. citizens, especially with underlying conditions, should not travel by cruise ship. #CDC notes increased risk of #COVID19 on cruises. Many countries have implemented screening procedures, denied port entry rights to ships and prevented disembarking. https://t.co/jh93gZTkpC pic.twitter.com/jI6S0UceVg— Travel - State Dept (@TravelGov) March 8, 2020