COVID-19 outbreak reported on Royal Caribbean cruise despite fully vaccinated adult passengers

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Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas docks in the Port of Miami. Forty-eight people onboard the cruise ship tested positive for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated. Wilfredo Lee/AP photo
Jack Phillips The Epoch Times Forty-eight people who were onboard the Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas cruise ship tested positive for COVID-19, although Royal Caribbean requires everyone aged 12 and older to show proof of vaccination in order to board their ships. The cruise operator said Sunday, Dec. 19, that each person who tested positive for the virus immediately went into quarantine. Another six people who had tested positive disembarked the ship when it docked in Florida and were taken home, the company said. Passengers who tested positive for COVID-19 had mild symptoms or were asymptomatic, Royal Caribbean spokeswoman Lyan Sierra-Carro confirmed to local media. “We were notified by the (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) that a guest on board o
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