Cruise ship quarantined in German port after crew member tests positive for COVID-19 – VIDEO

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Sputnik is livestreaming from the German port of Cuxhaven, where a cruise ship loaded with TUI employees has been quarantined after one of the 3,000-strong crew was tested positive for coronavirus, APA reports.

The employees boarded the ship to return home amid travel restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Germany has reported 162,496 cases of the new coronavirus as of 4 May 9:00 a.m. CEST, as per data provided by the World Health Organisation. The virus has claimed lives of 6,649 people in the Federal Republic.