Repatriated to Trinidad and Tobago crew from Enchantment of the Seas tests Coronavirus-positive

   June 27, 2020 ,   Accidents

On Friday, June 26, Trinidad and Tobago's Ministry of Health confirmed another COVID case after samples had been sent for testing on Thursday. The confirmed new case is from the 295 crew of RCCL-Royal Caribbean repatriated via the RCI-operated liner Enchantment of the Seas.

The number of confirmed cases in Trinidad-Tobago since March 12 is now 124. Enchantment OTS' crew are the 3rd group of cruise ship crew to receive an exemption from the country's Minister of National Security (Stuart Young) to return home.

The last confirmed cases were on June 14, when 6 tested positive for Coronavirus and were sent to Caura Hospital for treatment - after 26 crew were repatriated via Carnival Fantasy on June 4. They were quarantined at Couva's Home of Football.

Six musicians sailed back on May 23 after 2 months on the cruise liner Caribbean Princess. They were kept at Debe/Penal UWI campus and were released after a 14-day quarantine.

For more Enchantment of the Seas accidents and incidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.