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Disney cruise coronavirus outbreak fears as passenger and crewmember test positive


FEARS have sparked over another possible coronavirus cruise ship outbreak, after a passenger and crewmember on board Disney's "Wonder" ship tested positive for the virus.

San Diego County health officials confirmed the two positive COVID-19 cases on Monday, KFMB-TV reported.

Disney Cruise Lines did not immediately respond to The Sun's requests for comment.

The crew member was taken off the ship, which is docked now at the B Street Pier in California.

Dr. Eric McDonald, medical director of the County Epidemiology and Immunization Services Branch told KFMB that the passenger disembarked the boat at an earlier date at the port later went to a San Diego hospital and was confirmed to have the virus.

No other passengers are known to have tested positive for the virus, and crew members are being watched closely for symptoms, KFMB reported.

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