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UnCruise COVID-19 Case Was Not a False Positive, But Alaska's Cruise Season is Still Over | KTOO

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The Alaska cruise season met its demise last week, just a few days after it started.

The only ship to sail in the state during the pandemic had to turn around halfway through its first trip after a passenger got a call that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

All 36 passengers aboard the Wilderness Adventurer, operated by Seattle-based Uncruise, were quarantined at a local Juneau hotel.

Most of those guests have now been cleared to go home. But the passenger who tested positive is still serving out a 14-day isolation period in Juneau despite later testing negative.

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