The Centers for disease Control and Prevention (CDC, for its acronym in English) announced today the extension of an order not to sail to all of the cruise ships.
The order stops the operations of cruise ships in U.s. waters, in addition to the required to generate solutions to maritime that help to prevent and mitigate the spread of the virus through the monitoring of medical examinations of passengers and crew, in addition to training in the prevention and management of any outbreak.
In a statement, the agency said, be aware of 20 cruise ships in ports of the united States with suspected coronavirus aboard and said that, during the last few weeks, at least 10 boats reported that employees and passengers tested positive or had symptoms of the virus. Also, he said that still there are close to 100 cruises in the sea off the coast of the country, adding almost 80,000 members on board.
This mandate will continue until the coronavirus ceases to be a public health emergency, the director of the CDC to end or modify the order depending on the public health.