(Crew-Center.Com) – 14 crew members on board the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Oasis of the Seas have tested positive for COVID-19. The test results were announced today, March 28, through the ships’ PA system and the crew is updated as to what’s going on, including the latest updates and preventive measures.
For now the crew who have tested positive are to remain on board and measures are taken to prevent the virus from spreading. The crew who is in need of medical attention or guidelines is advised to use the phone to report any symptoms, rather than going to the medical facilities, as a precautionary measure to stop the communal spread of Covid-19.
The crew was advised of social distancing when leaving their cabins as well as follow sanitation practices. Today the crew was isolated in their cabins and await for further instructions by the ship’s authorities.
Oasis of the Seas is currently at an anchorage near the Royal Caribbean private island Coco Cay, off the coast of the Bahamas. There are around 1650 crew members on the ship right now.