Passengers Sue Celebrity Over ‘Heightened Risk’ of COVID-19 Exposure

The lawsuit claims that Celebrity became aware that someone aboard the vessel was displaying symptoms “consistent with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis” at the beginning of the voyage, but that Celebrity still allowed a “full schedule of entertainment activities and dining options,” including buffet-style meals.

During their trip, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a no-sail order because “the CDC Director (had) reason to believe that cruise ship travel may continue to introduce, transmit, or spread COVID-19.”

The Kantrows said they didn’t know something was wrong until a day after the no-sail order was issued, when their ship was forced to head to San Diego after being denied the ability to dock in Chile on March 15.

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