QuirkyCruise News: UnCruise Update & More Small-Ship News
By Anne Kalosh.
The one traveler who tested positive for COVID-19, ending UnCruise Adventures’ short-lived Alaska program, subsequently tested negative. This led many cruise fans to decry a “false positive,” but UnCruise CEO Capt. Dan Blanchard isn’t going along with that.
Blanchard said the Alaska state COVID PCR test that produced the positive must be respected.
There’s a much higher likelihood of a false negative than a false positive, he explained. The chance of a false positive is very low.
“So I have to call it a positive. I believe this was a positive, not a false positive.”