Coronavirus pandemic has reached every corner of the world, and every country is being affected by it directly or indirectly. Precautions are being taken at the mainlands but a great number of people are stuck on the sea whereas most of them are not being able to anchor at ports. Many of them have quarantined patients on board, reports CNN.
Here are some present status of those ships which are swinging with uncertainty -
Location : Stranded in the Bahamas
MS Braemar has at least five confirmed coronavirus cases which have been denied by several ports to dock to enter the Caribbean.
Four passengers and a crew member have been identified coronavirus positive; whereas another 40 people are in isolation after showing up influenza like symptoms.
Location : Docked in Brazil
A Canadian passenger has been tested positive for coronavirus on the Silver Shadow till now.
State news agency of Brazil has reported that, they are now docked at Recife port of Brazil.
The ship's 609 passengers are in isolation right now.
Location : Docked in Chile
One passenger has been tested positive on last Saturday at The Silver Explorer docked in Castro, Chile.
Chile's Health Minister Jaime Manalich said "The 83-year-old British man is in "good condition" and being treated at the Coyhaique Hospital after testing positive."
The cruise ship is carrying 111 passengers and 120 crew members, according to Chilean officials.
Location : Cleared to set sail for Australia
No confirm case of coronavirus yet but three passengers have been quarantined at the Golden Princess cruise ship.
The ship has been given green signal for sailing to Australia.
Location : Stranded in the South Pacific Ocean
No case has been reported from Norwegian Jewel but they are wandering through the Pacific Ocean after they have failed to the dockyard at scheduled ports.
The ship is at sea in the South Pacific Ocean off the coast of Suva, Fiji, as of Sunday evening.
"We are actively working to find an alternative port and are communicating with guests regularly as we have further information," the cruise line said in a statement.