Coral Princess’ Quarantined cruise passengers say they struggled to get COVID-19 tests and an asthma puffer during a virus outbreak onboard

Coral Princess (Princess Cruises)Passengers who were isolating on a cruise ship had difficulties getting COVID-19 tests and an
asthma inhaler after the virus broke out onboard, they told The Guardian.

There were 118 people onboard the Coral Princess cruise ship who tested positive for COVID-19, according to Queensland’s chief health officer, John Gerrard, who was cited in The Guardian. He said that 114 of the cases were crew members, per the report.

One passenger who tested positive on July 6 suffered from a fever and had difficulties breathing after becoming infected, his partner Amba Kirchner Kalpins told The Guardian, as he requested to remain anonymous.

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