CDC Approves First Vaccinated Cruise For June 26

USA Today reports:

Cruising in U.S. waters can officially resume in June. The first large cruise ship has been approved by the CDC to sail in June. Celebrity Cruises, a subsidiary Royal Caribbean Group, is the first cruise line to receive approval to sail one of its ships with paying passengers on board.

The Celebrity Edge will depart on a seven night cruise from Fort Lauderdale on June 26 sailing to the Caribbean.

Celebrity Cruises has agreed to meet the CDC’s requirement to have 95% of passengers and 95% of crew vaccinated. Celebrity plans to exceed that requirement with 100% of crew vaccinated.

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