Cruise ships hit by norovirus

There has been an outbreak of the contagious Norovirus on board the P&O Cruise ships Oriana and Azura. The Azura returned to Southampton on Saturday, a day after the Oriana returned from a ten-day tour of the Baltics.

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Cruise ship affected by Norovirus returns

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.

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