Ocea­nia Riviera norovirus out­break

Cruise Weekly - - NEWS -

d Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Preven­tion’s Ves­sel San­i­ta­tion Pro­gram (VSP) is in­ves­ti­gat­ing a third out­break of the norovirus on board Ocea­nia Riviera.

Fifty-two pas­sen­gers have been af­fected on board, with spec­i­mens col­lected con­firm­ing pos­i­tive for the gas­tro bug.

The voy­age be­gan on 20 Mar and is slated to end 03 Apr.

In re­sponse, Ocea­nia Cruises and the crew aboard the ship have in­creased clean­ing and dis­in­fec­tion pro­ce­dures, col­lected sam­ples for test­ing and have sent daily re­ports to the VSP.

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