Singapore's tourism board announced on Wednesday, July 14, that a Genting Cruise Lines-operated ship operating a cruise to nowhere had sailed back to homeport after a 40-year-old male was suspected to have contracted Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The man had been "identified as a close contact of a confirmed case on land, and was immediately isolated as part of onboard health protocols."
The board added that the passenger had taken a PCR test onboard, tested positive, and conveyed to a hospital for further testing in order to confirm the result.
The guest's 3 traveling companions were identified and also isolated. They have tested negative for COVID and further contact tracing was done.
World Dream left Singapore on Sunday, July 11, for a 4-day cruise.
For more World Dream accidents and incidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.