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Royal Caribbean delays trip after 8 crew test Covid-19 positive

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New York (AFP) – Royal Caribbean is pushing back the maiden voyage of a new ship by a month after eight crew members tested positive for Covid-19, the company’s chief executive said.¬† “Two steps forward and one step back!” Chief Executive Michael Bayley said in a Facebook post Tuesday night that announced the delay for the inaugural trip of “Odyssey of the Seas.” “During routine testing, eight crew members received a positive test result for Covid-19,” Bayley said. “The eight crew members, six of whom were asymptomatic and two with mild symptoms, were quarantined and are being closely monitore…

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