Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has up to date the anti-coronavirus precautions for its member cruise traces. Effective January 7, the next measures will likely be in impact:
- CLIA Members are to disclaim boarding to all individuals who’ve traveled from, visited or transited by way of airports in China, together with Hong Kong and Macau, inside 14 days earlier than embarkation.
- CLIA Members are to disclaim boarding to all individuals who, inside 14 days earlier than embarkation, have had shut contact with, or helped look after, anybody suspected or identified as having coronavirus, or who’s at the moment topic to well being monitoring for attainable publicity to the coronavirus.
- CLIA Members are to conduct preboarding screening essential to effectuate these prevention measures. Enhanced screening and preliminary medical help are to be supplied, as wanted, to any individuals exhibiting signs of suspected coronavirus.
These new insurance policies construct on the preliminary spherical of precautions CLIA introduced January 31.
“In coordination with cruise lines, medical experts and regulators around the world, CLIA and its member lines will continue to closely monitor for new developments related to the coronavirus and will modify these policies as necessary with the utmost consideration for the health and safety of passengers and crew,” CLIA mentioned in a written assertion.
There are at the moment over 28,000 instances of coronavirus in 25 international locations worldwide, in keeping with the most recent replace from the World Health Organization (WHO). Five hundred and sixty-five folks have died from the sickness to this point, all however one in China.
This article initially appeared on www.travelagentcentral.com.