BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A dozen Marylanders were on board the Grand Princess cruise ship that had been docked off the coast of California due to numerous coronavirus cases, Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday afternoon.
CORONAVIRUS CRUISE SHIP: The Grand Princess cruise ship arrived at the Port of Oakland in California on Monday after days of being held offshore due to a COVID-19 outbreak onboard. Twelve Marylanders were on board. https://t.co/NGpaGgQrgL pic.twitter.com/O4jiygyYj9
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None of the 12 are exhibiting symptoms at this point, he said. They are being taken to military bases for quarantine in Texas or Georgia.READ MORE: One Family Business Expects A Surge In Customers After Christmas Tree Shortage
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The ship docked at the Port of Oakland, California, on Monday. The ship had more than 2,000 people on board, according to CBS San Francisco.
More than 20 people onboard have tested positive for COVID-19; most of them are members of the crew.