The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) confirm that the Singapore-based Costa Fortuna will arrive at Singapore, as one of the scheduled calls made by cruise ships at the terminals.
MPA Singapore reports that the cruise ship began its ourney from Singapore disinfected, while all the passengers onboard had completed pre-embarkation checks based on prevailing policies for travel history and temperature screening as required by the cruise line and the terminal operator prior to boarding.
Also, Costa Fortuna picked no new passengers since it left Singapore on 3 March 2020.
After the arrival of the vessel, doctors licensed by the Ministry of Health, will conduct enhanced, one-on-one checks on passengers who have recent travel history to northern Italy within the last 14 days.
The passengers reporting fever and/or other symptoms of respiratory illness will be conveyed directly to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases. Those without symptoms will be conveyed directly to the airport for their onward flights.
Moreover, the Authority highlights that all remaining passengers entering Singapore will also undergo temperature screening as a precautionary measure.
Those who exhibit fever and/or other symptoms of respiratory illness will be required to undergo a COVID-19 swab test. Passengers who are identified for COVID-19 swab testing but refuse to do so will not be allowed entry into Singapore.
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