CLOSEWhile many major cruise operators are idling their fleets in response to the coronavirus pandemic, some ships are still at sea or trying to find a port as they deal with fears that passengers or crew may have become infected with COVID-19.Some ship have passengers aboard who either tested positive for COVID-19 or have coronavirus-related symptoms. Others have no reported cases, yet are being turned away from ports overseas.”This is a highly fluid situation, with numbers changing by the hour as cruise ships around the world are completing their voyages,” Bari Golin-Blaugrund, senior director of strategic communications at Cruise Lines International Association, the industry’s leading trade organization, told USA TODAY Thursday.Costa Luminosa begins disembarking remaining guests in ItalyOn Saturday, the Costa Luminosa cruise ship, which had at least three confirmed cases of coronavirus aboard, continued its disembarkation process in Savona, Italy. The ship has been allowed to dock despite the country being in a state of lockdown, issued on March 9.”Costa Luminosa is currently docked in the port of Savona where the maritime authorities are carrying out health checks,” Costa Cruises said in a statement Saturday provided by Rossella Carrara, vice president of external relations and sustainability.The Italian cruise line said that 198 guests (113 Italian and 85 Swiss passengers) had disembarked, out


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