CDC Sends Letter to Cruise Industry loosening requirements for restart!

In a letter to the cruise industry, the CDC has stated that operations may resume as soon as Mid July, with 95% vaccinated passengers.

In Series of clarifications, the CDC is making it much less burdensome to resume cruising:

In Clarification #1stated that "test Cruises" could be bypassed If 98% of Crew, and 95% of Passengers are vaccinated.

the 2nd clarification dropped the review process for test cruises has dropped from 60 days, down to 5 days.

The 3rd Clarification dropped the PCR test, in favor of a rapid antigen test, and aligned quarantine procedures with interstate travel

The 4th clarification dropped the Single-Port agreement requirement

The 5th Clarification allows for local passengers to drive home, and airline passengers to quarantine in a hotel in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Source:

https://www.royalcaribbeanblog.com/2021/04/29/report-cdc-says-cruise-ships-could-restart-mid-july-95-vaccinated-passengers

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But .. but .. that might make the fishies sick .....

CDC just approved the Pfizer vaccine for 12 and up.. which may help with the kids on a cruise situation. I guess we shall soon see! I just wish CCL would hurry up and make an announcement.. the antici------pation is killing me!

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