277 Royal Caribbean cruise passengers sick with norovirus, trip ending early


Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas will be heading home to Florida one day early, as the number of passengers and crew sick with norovirus has risen to at least 277.

On Jan. 10, WESH reported that the ocean liner will be returning to Port Canaveral on Jan. 12, soon after Royal Caribbean reps confirmed to the Associated Press that 277 passengers had fallen sick with the gastrointestinal bug.

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The $1.5 billion, award-winning Oasis of the Seas weighs 226,000 tons, is 1,184 feet long and can carry a maximum of 8,880 people, as per the ship’s official web page.
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“We think the right thing to do is get everyone home early rather than have guests worry about their health,” Ccruise line…

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