Cruise line passengers were on Friday stopped from disembarking in Malta following a suspected case of COVID-19 aboard the MSC Grandiosa.

Tourism Minister Julia Farrugia Portelli said on Facebook that the authorities were informed of a suspect case while the vessel was on its way to Malta.

The vessel was allowed to a technical stop in the Grand Harbour.

The cruise liner was on its way out of Malta by noon.

 

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