UnCruise Adventures Suspends 2020 Alaska Season After Guest Tests Positive
Just a few days after restarting Alaska cruising, UnCruise Adventures is suspending all future 2020 Alaska sailings.
In a statement posted on its website, the small-ship cruise line said that on August 4 a guest onboard Wilderness Adventurer received a positive COVID-19 (coronavirus) test result from the State of Alaska. This was the guest’s second test following a negative test result.
"Subsequently, we have opted to suspend all future 2020 Alaska departures," the UnCruise Adventures' statement said.
The cruise line said the guest with the positive test is showing no symptoms and no other guests or crew are showing outward symptoms, either. But, all guests have been informed and will quarantine until the State of Alaska deems it safe for them to return home.
The statement continued: "We wish to emphasize that UnCruise Adventures sees providing a safe and responsive environment for all travelers as imperative. All precautions were taken, as supported by public health authorities and interim guidelines.