Grand Princess cruise ship arrives in Los Angeles with COVID-positive passengers and crew

   April 21, 2022 ,   Accidents

Princess Cruises' ship Grand Princess where both passengers and crew tested COVID-positive arrived in Los Angeles (Long Beach-San Pedro, California).

In a statement, Princess said that during the voyage, some COVID cases among their guests and crew had been identified.

According to officials, all COVID-positive had been isolated while being cared for by the ship's medical team.

"As with all Princess itineraries, this cruise is operated as a highly vaccinated cruise, as defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More than 95% of the guests are vaccinated with crew vaccination rates are at 100%."

Officials added that due to testing onboard, cases were identified thus proving "protocols that have been established work." 

Passengers who tested positive and have not yet completed the isolation period will either return home with private transport or were provided accommodations coordinated in advance for further isolation.

On Tuesday, April 19, Grand Princess set sail for Victoria BC (Vancouver Island, BC Canada).

For more Grand Princess incidents and accidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.