Carnival Cruise ship returning early; Passengers reported being ‘stuck’

http://twitter.com/#!/hannahbsampson/status/523152383002816512

A Texas health care worker who reportedly handled samples from Ebola patient Thomas Duncan is under quarantine aboard a Carnival Cruise ship. As a result, the ship was not allowed to dock in Belize:

I have a friend who works in #Cozumel and he said that the #CarnivalMagic is sitting in the horizon has been deni… pic.twitter.com/X6PKqstBc6

— Susana Gonzalez (@SusnnGnzlz) October 17, 2014

The Carnival Cruise ship will head back to Galveston, Texas, where the cruise originated.

Reason for early return of #CarnivalMagic, spokeswoman says: Mexican authorities had not given clearance to dock by noon.

— Hannah Sampson (@hannahbsampson) October 17, 2014

NEW: @CarnivalCruise says #CarnivalMagic is heading back to Texas after being denied port stop in Cozumel.

— Cody Lillich (@CodyLillich) October 17, 2014

NEW: @CarnivalCruise says #CarnivalMagic is heading back to Texas after being denied port stop in Cozumel.

— Cody Lillich (@CodyLillich) October 17, 2014

(Cont'd) @CarnivalCruise: Giving guests a $200/person credit to their accounts and a 50% discount on future cruise. #CarnivalMagic

— Cody Lillich (@CodyLillich) October 17, 2014

Two people purportedly aboard the ship said nothing about Ebola, but reported being “stuck” off Belize:

so ready to get on this boat😍 pic.twitter.com/5GmApFqati

— d e l a n e y (@delaneymack_) October 12, 2014

nice knowing y'all. #carnivalmagicstuckinmud

— d e l a n e y (@delaneymack_) October 17, 2014

at least i have chocolate cake and Dr. Pepper…

— d e l a n e y (@delaneymack_) October 17, 2014

Hopefully Dr Pepper is an infectious disease specialist.

Another passenger also used the hashtag #CarnivalMagicStuckInMud:

hi im tweeting this from the middle of the ocean

— ¡brenna! (@BrennaPalmer_) October 17, 2014

we are stuck??? WHAT!

— ¡brenna! (@BrennaPalmer_) October 17, 2014

#carnivalmagicstuckinmud send help!

— ¡brenna! (@BrennaPalmer_) October 17, 2014

That passenger just reported that everybody is OK:

fyi we are all fine. We are headed home.

— ¡brenna! (@BrennaPalmer_) October 17, 2014

Here’s a face that might be shared by many passengers who are aboard #CarnivalMagic:

Cruise food is the best… pic.twitter.com/jFahwqh14Y

— d e l a n e y (@delaneymack_) October 12, 2014

Related:

CDC told Carnival about the Ebola threat on Oct. 15, but didn’t tell Congress at the Oct. 16 hearing?

Carnival Cruise Lines now the winner for the worst timed statement in history

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/10/17/send-help-carnival-cruise-ship-returning-to-galveston-early-passengers-reported-being-stuck-photo/

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