Person tests positive for COVID-19 onboard Hurtigruten’s ms Finnmarken

   September 20, 2020 ,   Accidents

Hurtigruten cruise line has confirmed Saturday afternoon, September 19, that a person onboard its ms Finnmarken (Otto Sverdrup) cruise ship had tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The person is a foreign citizen associated with the charter assignment Hurtigruten rents out the cruise ship to. MS Finnmarken is leased and used as a hotel ship in connection with the "Mission: Impossible" recording, after replacing ms Fridtjof Nansen.

The infected person arrived at the ship in Hellesylt Saturday morning and has no virus symptoms. The result of a second test is expected on Sunday.

The person in question is currently isolated on land.

Hurtigruten MS Otto Sverdrup cruise ship

The vessel is at the dock in Andalsnes.

For more ms Finnmarken (Otto Sverdrup) accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.

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