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Regal Princess.jpg PHOTO: ANNE KALOSH
This file photo shows Regal Princess at Port Everglades. On Sunday the ship was being held offshore pending a review of the crew's health records

US health officials clear Regal Princess to dock at Port Everglades

Sunday night update: US health officials gave the go-ahead for Regal Princess to dock at Port Everglades.

Regal Princess, due to turn around at Port Everglades today, was being held off the coast of Florida pending review of crew history.

This includes testing of crew who recently served on Grand Princess.

March 8 cruise canceled

The Regal Princess scheduled to sail today has been canceled.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ordered the ship held for the review.

Grand Princess link

Some crew recently served aboard Grand Princess, which is being held off the coast of California with 21 people who have coronavirus. Nineteen are crew. The ship is scheduled to go to the Port of Oakland Monday

Royal Princess in Los Angeles

At the Port of Los Angeles, Royal Princess was held over after arriving Saturday to test a crew member who had transferred from Grand Princess 15 days earlier. Its next cruise was canceled.

Yesterday at Port Everglades cruise line leaders met with US Vice President Mike Pence, the head of CDC and state and local leaders to discuss the cruise industry's coronavirus response. For some outcomes of that, see 'Temperature checks to be instituted as part of more stringent coronavirus screening'

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