January 8. Carnival Freedom has been denied at another cruise port during its eight-day Caribbean itinerary. The Carnival cruise ship was not allowed to make a scheduled visit to Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos on January 7 due to concerns over COVID.
It was decided by the local health Ministry of the Turks and Caicos after reviewing details submitted by the ship, not to allow guests to disembark the vessel and deny the ship entry in the best interest of public health.
Cruise lines must submit the number of cases on board to each port before visiting. According to an announcement by the ship’s captain on January 5, there were COVID cases among the crew, no specific numbers have been released.
Source: Cruise Hives.