Following the reports that 12 people onboard a Nile river cruise ship were positively tested for COVID-19, Egypt has announced 33 new cases, while 17 individuals that were onboard the vessel have returned to Houston.
The Egyptian Health Ministry and the World Health Organization announced that officials identified 12 asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 amongst passengers aboard a cruise ship on the Nile River. It is reported that a former passenger from the vessel, a Taiwanese national with dual US citizenship, was positively tested for COVID-19 after returning home, prompting tests of those currently onboard.
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