192 migrants to quarantine on ferry
A total of 192 migrants, of which 12 have been tested positive for the coronavirus, were leaving the Lampedusa hotspot to be embarked on the quarantine ship 'Adriatico'. This was ordered by the Prefecture of Agrigento, which is trying to lighten the first reception facility in the Imbriacola district after the last wave of landings on the island.
Eight migrants tested positive for COVID 19
308 migrants, who had landed in Lampedusa (in the last hours, boarded the 'SNAV Adriatico' on Oct 10, 2020. Eight have tested positive for the Coronavirus and were therefore accomodated in the appropriate quarantine area, while all the others went to their cabins.
Second quarantine ship in Augusta
The 'SNAV Adriatico' arrived just south of Syracuse in the morning of Sep 10, 2020, and was due to dock in Augusta around 5 p.m., being the second quarantine ship chartered by the Italian government to carry out the quarantine of migrants arriving on the island and thus free the hotspot of Lampedusa, which has now collapsed for weeks. In fact, the approximately 300 migrants who boarded the ferry a few days ago come from there and will remain on board until the end of the quarantine.Upload News