Federal Court Rules Cruise Line May Require Vax Proof

Miami’s NBC News affiliate reports:

A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction, which paves the way for the Norwegian Cruise Lines to require documentation confirming a guest’s vaccination status prior to boarding.

This order will now allow the company to operate with 100% vaccination of all guests and crew when sailing from Florida ports. Norwegian’s first scheduled departure from Florida is Aug. 15, 2021 on Norwegian Gem. The ship will depart from Miami.

“The health and safety of our guests, crew and the communities we visit is our number one priority, today, tomorrow and forever,” Frank Del Rio, president and chief executive officer of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, said in a statement.

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