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Disney Cruise Line to set sail on 2-night COVID test cruise

Disney joins Royal Caribbean, Norwegian in suspending cruises until at least March
Posted at 6:25 AM, Jun 02, 2021

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Disney Cruise Line will finally set sail later this month.

The company released a statement Tuesday saying the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has approved its request to conduct a two-night simulation cruise on June 29 on the Disney Dream departing from Port Canaveral.

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The federal government is getting ready to let cruises sail again, but only if nearly all passengers and crew are vaccinated against the virus.

Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, however, signed a bill banning business from requiring proof of vaccination, so cruise lines must prove the effectiveness of their COVID-19 safety protocols on test cruises.