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08 April 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 17:59 GMT+2

March 4, 2020

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Coronavirus, a ferry in isolation in the port of Genoa

He transported a passenger to Tunis who, once landed, tested positive for the test

A passenger of Tunisian nationality who arrived 27 February in Tunis aboard the Rhapsody ferry GNV company tested positive for coronavirus african nation a few days after his arrival, a case which is the first to be detected in Tunisia.

The ship, currently moored in the repair area Genoa harbour after returning to the capital carrying 258 passengers as well as 88 members crew, was placed in solitary confinement and so the seafarers remained on board. The shipping company has stated ship, which is parked for maintenance work, is not in quarantine because there are no cases actually detected at board, however in order to ensure insulation with surveillance active work of domiciled seafarers has been temporarily inhibited access to third parties. GNV also specified that there are currently reports of any kind by the crew and there is constant monitoring in cooperation with the relevant authorities.

Meanwhile in Tunisia another 16 passengers who returned to Tunis on the journey on the Rhapsody with the person of 41-year-old tested positive for the tests quarantined for 14 days in their respective homes if they do not show symptoms of the disease.

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