COVID-19 outbreak on Coral Princess among crew and passengers as cruise ship docks in Brisbane

Coral Princess (Princess Cruises)Queensland authorities say a COVID-19 outbreak on a cruise ship was expected, as the state nears 41,000 active cases.

The outbreak — that has affected around 100 passengers and crew on the Coral Princess, which docked in Brisbane on Sunday — led to Princess Cruises offering refunds to those booked on its next 12-day cruise.

There were more than 2,300 guests and crew on the affected cruise ship, which was headed to New South Wales.

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