Quarantine ship embarked 150 migrants
On Nov 23, the "Rhapsody" returned to the quay of the port of Porto Empedocle where it embarked 150 migrants, who will have to observe health surveillance, who had previously been transferred, by ferry, from the hotspot in the district. Report with photo: https://www.agrigentooggi.it/nave-quarantena-imbarca-150-migranti-arrivati-da-lampedusa/
Migrants jumped over board in Bari
Two migrants aboard the 'Rhapsody', which berthed at the port of Bari on Ocz 8 for a technical stop, on Oct 10 tried to escape by jumping into the sea, but were recovered by the police. In the port, a security cordon has been created by the police to prevent similar situations from recurring. In the late evening of Oct 9, the results of the swabs carried out on 34 people on board, close contacts or roommates of 12 people who had had symptoms comparable to Covid-19, also arrived. Isolation measures have been adopted according to the health protocol. Those who landed were negative. From 8 to 10 Oct, after the necessary health operations, about 400 people (including 79 children) out of 805 migrants on board, were disembaked and all destined at centers in different regions of Italy. The ship then left the port of Bari.
53 migrants tested positive for COVID 19
The numer of coronavirus positive tested migrants on the 'Rhapsody' that docked at the Cala Pisana pier in Lampedusa has risen to 53. Until the evening of Sep 6, 32 COVID 10-positive migrants were to be embarked. Probably new positive results of rhino-pharyngeal swabs have arrived. Another 60 people will be boarded and on the «Rhapsody» there will be a total of 814 negative migrants. The ship managed to dock at the quay after several attempts due to adverse weather conditions.Upload News