Four people onboard Ruby Princess cruise ship, operated by Princess Cruises, have tested positive to coronavirus, the New South Wales Ministry of Health (NSW Health) informed.
These include three guests and a crew member, according to Princess Cruises.
“Please be advised that all four had reported flu-like symptoms during the cruise and, along with their stateroom occupants, were in isolation on board the ship minimising contact with other guests and crew.
“We have assisted NSW Health to make contact with all guests who arrived in Sydney yesterday,” the company said on Thursday.
The Ruby Princess cruise to New Zealand left Sydney on March 8, and returned to Sydney and docked on March 18.
“2647 passengers were on board and disembarked yesterday (March 18) and all were advised to self-isolate at home or in their accommodation for a period of 14 days as part of the management of return…