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At Least Six Passengers Sickened on Norwegian Joy

By ,   November 25, 2019 ,   Accidents

Six passengers on an NCL-Norwegian cruise liner docked in Los Angeles CA were with Norovirus symptoms on Sunday, November 24. Norwegian Joy docked at Port Los Angeles at ~6 am on the return leg of a Panama Canal cruise. All the 6 passengers wanted medical assessment for an "unspecified and apparently non-life threatening illness," LA Fire Department announced.

Norwegian Joy cruise ship

A statement by NCL said that a few guests onboard had experienced a stomach-related illness. To mitigate any impact of the rare occurrence, the cruise company had implemented "stringent sanitation procedures."  Of the 6 travelers treated, 4 were taken to hospitals. Norwegian Joy departed from PortMiami on a 16-day repositioning cruise from Florida to California on November 8, with call ports Great Stirrup Cay, Cartagena, Puerto Quetzal, Acapulco, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas.

For other Norwegian Joy accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.