TWO passengers aboard the first fully vaccinated cruise ship in North America have tested positive for coronavirus.
The passengers who shared a room at Celebrity Millennium tested positive during the test-end of the cruise, which ends three days before returning to the United States.
In a statement released today, Celebrity said: “Two guests sharing a cabin aboard the Celebrity Millennium tested positive for Covid-19 while completing the required completion of the cruise test.
“The individuals are asymptomatic and are currently isolated and monitored by our medical team.
“We conduct contact tracking, speed up testing for all close contacts and closely monitor the situation.”
All passengers had to prove vaccination along with a negative Covid-19 test within 72 hours before the ship departed.
The cruise left the Caribbean island of St.Maarten on Saturday.
Celebrity Millennium is now anchored in Curaço with the passengers who tested positive remained isolated.
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The ship returns to St. Maarten this Saturday to board.
Celebrity Millennium became the first ship to sail with guests from North America for more than a year.
Just under 600 guests were welcomed aboard Saturday.