Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.   More than half of the passengers and crew aboard an Aurora Expeditions cruise to Antarctica have tested positive for coronavirus, the ship’s operator said Tuesday.Of the 217 people tested aboard the Greg Mortimer cruise ship, 128 came back positive for COVID-19, while 89 tested negative, the Aurora Expeditions cruise line confirmed. The Australia-based company said all passengers and crew that have tested positive did not have fevers, and were asymptomatic as of Tuesday.RUBY PRINCESS CRUISE SHIP AT CENTER OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION FOLLOWING OUTBREAKAurora Expeditions is now looking to disembark passengers — the majority of whom came from Australia, New Zealand, the U.K. and North America — and arrange charter flights home “as soon as possible.” On Tuesday, Aurora Expeditions confirmed that of the 217 people tested aboard the Greg Mortimer cruise ship, 128 came back positive for COVID-19. (Pablo Porciuncula/AFP via Getty Images)The Greg Mortimer, which is currently off the coast of Uruguay, departed on March 15 for a voyage to Antarctica and the island of South Georgia, but has been anchored off the coast near Montevideo since late March, after authorities in Uruguay


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