Cruise passengers test positive for COVID-19

Two people aboard the MSC Seaside tested positive for the coronavirus and were forced to disembark the vessel in Italy, along with those they traveled with.
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The latest on cruises setting sail again. Two passengers on a ship in the mediterranean testing positive for covid-19. Now, that cruise line does not require vaccinations raising questions as cruise lines here in the U.S. Prepare to set sail again as well. Will reeve joins us with more on this, good morning, will. Reporter: Those two passengers were not traveling together but they and their parties had to disembark in sicily and the ship carried on as planned as they say this is proof the protocols are working. This morning two passengers testing positive for covid-19 on this Swiss cruise ship featured in this marketing video. A reminder of the pandemic's continued presence worldwide. The passengers reportedly asymptomatic forced to disembark the "Msc Seaside" Siracusa, Italy, continuing as planned. The cruise line telling ABC news all of their passengers are not required to be vaccinated but must take a covid test 96 hours before leaving home before boarding and while on the ship. The bottom LE is make sure before you can get on a cruise you get vaccinated, whether the cruise line mandates it or not. Reporter: A shot across the bow for the North American cruise lines getting back out to sea as gio Benitez detailed this require. Celebrity requires scanning vaccine cards, pcr tests and conducting a health questionnaire before embarking but face coverings are optional on board for passengers. Liberated. To finally be able to walk around and not wear a mask. Reporter: Royal caribbean deciding not to require vaccinations for their adult guests unless they're departing from Seattle, the Bahamas or international ports. Most major cruise lines are still preparing to embark from the U.S. Later this month. But others are still awaiting CDC approval. They are, okay, will, thank you.

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