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Patient with serious complications disembarked from Italian cruise-liner at Limassol port
CNA - Stavros Koniotis - CYPRUS/Limassol 24/03/2020 12:53


A member on the Italian cruise ship Costa Diadema was disembarked at Limassol port with coronavirus symptoms early Tuesday.

The disembarkation took place early Tuesday. The ship, with a 5000-guest capacity, is in sea with only its staff. Costa cruise liners have suspended their operations due to the coronavirus pandemic, its website said.

Press reports said that staff members had exhibited flu symptoms. The ship requested help from the authorities of the Republic after one of the staff members developed serious complications.

Following instructions, the cruise ship sailed to Limassol at 2.30am and a port boat picked up the patient, who was transferred to Limassol Hospital for examinations and treatment.

The Costa Diadema, which started its journey from the UAE and arrived in the Mediterranean from the Suez Canal, immediately dep

(CNA)

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