MSC Grandiosa passengers not allowed to disembark after suspected COVID-19 case

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

On Friday, cruise liner MSC Grandiosa was not allowed to disembark passengers in Malta, after a suspected case of coronavirus on board.

This was confirmed by Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli in a Facebook post in which she explained that the cruise liner was allowed to enter the Valletta port for a technical stop but no passengers were allowed to disembark.

Dalgħodu l-awtoritajiet Maltin kienu nfurmati li fuq cruiseliner li kien fi triqtu lejn pajjiżna kien hemm każ suspettat…

Posted by Julia Farrugia Portelli on Friday, October 16, 2020

Maltese authorities were informed of a suspected case on board while the ship was still on its way to Malta from Palermo.