The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is “committed” to the resumption of cruise industry passenger operations in the United States by mid-summer, it said on Wednesday, announcing some new steps to speed approvals.
“If a ship attests that 98% of its crew and 95% of its passengers are fully vaccinated,” the agency said in a letter to the cruise industry released publicly, that ship may skip simulated voyages and move directly to open water sailing.
JUST IN: Cruises returning in the summer? CNBC is reporting on brand new guidance from the CDC that includes a mid summer return if conditions are met like: 98% of crew/95% of passengers fully vaccinated. More on @WESH today. https://t.co/gbsmc7dRgj
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