Investigation Update on the Queen Victoria

Cruise Line: Cunard Cruise Line

Cruise Ship: Queen Victoria

Voyage Dates: January 22–February 6, 2024

Voyage number: V405

Number of passengers who have reported being ill during the voyage out of total number of passengers onboard: 129 of 1,824 (7.07%)

Number of crew who have reported being ill during the voyage out of total number of crew onboard: 25 of 967 (2.59%)

Predominant symptoms: diarrhea, vomiting

Causative agents: unknown

Actions: In response to the outbreak, Cunard Cruise Line and the crew aboard the ship reported the following actions:

  • Increased cleaning and disinfection procedures according to the ship’s outbreak prevention and response plan.
  • Isolated ill passengers and crew.
  • Notified current and embarking passengers and crew of the situation onboard and encouraged prompt illness reporting and good hand hygiene.

VSP remotely monitored the situation, including reviewing the ship’s outbreak response and sanitation procedures.

Note: The gastrointestinal illness cases reported are totals for the entire voyage and do not represent the number of active (symptomatic) gastrointestinal cases at any given port of call or at disembarkation.

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