P & O have confirmed 300 of the 1,800 passengers on board the Oriana cruise ship were affected by the vomiting bug norovirus. Passengers left the ship this morning after it arrived in Southampton after a tour of the Baltics. The cruise company had said only nine people fell ill.
Passengers have disembarked from the cruise ship Oriana after it returned to its home port of Southampton this morning. Some passengers on the liner contracted the Norovirus winter vomiting bug while on a ten day cruise to the Baltics. There have been claims that as many as 300 passengers fell ill.
The cruise ship Oriana has returned to its home port of Southampton. Some passengers on the liner contracted the Norovirus winter vomiting bug while on a ten day cruise to the Baltics.
While there have been claims that hundreds of passengers have been affected, on Thursday P&O Cruises which owns the liner said fewer than ten cases have actually been confirmed.
VIDEO: Over 150 passengers on the Oriana are reported to have been struck down by a vomiting bug. The P and O cruise ship is due to dock in Southampton on Friday. Fred and Stacey link to Mel Bloor.