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Coronavirus leads Royal Caribbean to bar Chinese, Hong Kong and Macau passport holders

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 7, 2020, 1:04 PM UTC / Updated Feb. 7, 2020, 6:39 PM UTCBy Elisha FieldstadtRoyal Caribbean on Friday barred all travelers holding a Chinese, Hong Kong, or Macau passport from boarding its ships due to concerns over coronavirus.The ban applies to anyone holding one of those three types of passports regardless of when the person was last in their home regions, Royal Caribbean said in a statement.Additionally, regardless of nationality, any guest or crew member who has traveled to mainland China, Hong Kong, or Macau less than 15 days before boarding won't be allowed to board the company's ships.The ne ...