Indonesia: 375 crew members test negative for COVID after being evacuated from cruise ship

Some 375 cabin crew members were evacuated from Carnival Splendor cruise ship and tested for coronavirus on Thursday, after the vessel docked in Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta. Footage shows people disembarking the transfer boat and standing in lines for health check-up while wearing face masks. Port workers could be seen disinfecting luggage and personal belongings of the crew. Upon their... Еще arrival, the crew members and workers underwent coronavirus tests and were later transported to a hotel for a quarantine. All workers showed negative results, according to Yudo Margono, Commander of Indonesian National Armed Forces. «We will bring them to one of the hotels in Gajah Mada Street where they will observe a seven-day quarantine. After that, if the results are still negative, they will be able to return to their hometowns,» added Margono. The evacuation is part of Carnival Cruise Line company's effort to bring home thousands of its employees working on the ships all across the world that have been trapped offshore due to the coronavirus outbreak and following travel restrictions.

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