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17:06 2020-05-04

Carnival to resume cruises in August despite infections and deaths on ships

Eight cruise ships to resume operations from 1 August, sailing from Texas and Florida Coronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCarnival Cruise Line has announced plans to resume operations at the beginning of August despite dozens of deaths on cruise ships during the Covid-19 pandemic and investigations into the industry’s possible role in spreading the disease around the planet.In a statement on Monday, the operator said eight cruise ships would resume operations from 1 August, sailing from Galveston, Texas, and Miami and Port Canaveral in Florida, once a no-sail order from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had expired.

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