BAYONNE, NJ. (THECOUNT) — 12 Chinese nationals on board a Royal Caribbean cruise ship have been placed under quarantine due to concern over possible coronavirus.

The Anthem of the Seas docked in Cape Liberty Cruise Port, in Bayonne, New Jersey Friday around 6 a.m., according to reports.


Coronavirus is suspect, however, the passengers have not been confirmed to be infected.

The quarantined passengers will be tested by officials from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), who were on hand to greet the arriving ship, reports 6abc.

The passengers, all Chinese nationals, started exhibiting symptoms aboard the ship, which is returning from the Bahamas.


Geo quick facts: Bayonne is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. Located in the Gateway Region, Bayonne is situated on a peninsula located between Newark Bay to the west, the Kill Van Kull to the south, and New York Bay to the east – Wikipedia.

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