Carnival cruise ship passengers say COVID overwhelmed ship

SEATTLE – Passengers on a Carnival cruise ship that docked in Seattle say more than 100 people aboard the ship tested positive for COVID-19 and the ship was overwhelmed.

Multiple people say they’re in quarantine at Seattle-area hotels after testing positive or being exposed to someone with COVID-19.

Carnival Cruise Line, which is based in Doral, would not confirm how many people tested positive, but said there were a number of positive cases.

Passengers tell KING 5 they waited hours for meals, weren’t properly isolated and couldn’t get ahold of medical staff.

Carnival said there were no serious health issues.