Cruise ship passenger with stops in Progreso Yucatan and Cozumel QR falls ill with coronavirus


A man who took a cruise to Progreso has since tested positive for the coronavirus.

The first confirmed case in Columbus, Ohio, is a 49-year-old man who sailed the Carnival Valor on Feb. 29. The patient had traveled to New Orleans to go on a cruise to Mexico, according to the Columbus Dispatch.

The unnamed patient sailed to both Cozumel and Progreso.

When he arrived back to Ohio on March 6, he began feeling the symptoms, Columbus health officials told the Dispatch. He is reportedly isolated and

Officials told the newspaper they believe he traveled with a group, of unspecified size, from central Ohio.


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