Health authorities on Sunday morning in Grenada, processed and screened four cruise ship workers who arrived on Vision of the Seas at the St George’s Cruise Ship Terminal.
According to Now Grenada online, the workers who worked in different departments on the ship are among thousands who are slowly returning to their country of nationality as the management of cruise lines terminated contracts because of the negative impact of Covid-19 on the sector.
The dropping of the 4 is the 5th group of cruise line workers repatriated to the island.
In accordance with new public health protocol established because of Covid-19 they will all be placed in 14 days mandatory quarantine before going to their place of residency. All cruise ship workers are in quarantine at the expense of the state and must undergo Covid-19 testing before release. A rapid test is conducted immediately upon arrival as part of the arrival screening.
A group of more than 100 are expected to arrive on 10 June on a Norwegian cruise ship which currently dropping off workers in South American nations. That group will be the biggest group to arrive since Grenada began allowing cruise ship workers to return home.