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46 fall sick on Royal Caribbean cruise ship that departed from Baltimore

46 fall sick on Royal Caribbean cruise ship that departed from Baltimore

A Royal Caribbean Cruises ship that departed from Baltimore on a nine-night trip earlier this year has had 46 reported cases of gastrointestinal illness on board, according to company spokesman Owen Torres.

The Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship, which has nearly 2,900 guests and crew onboard, set sail on Jan. 2, with stops in Charleston, S.C., Orlando, Fla., and the Bahamas. The ship was originally scheduled to set sail back to Baltimore Thursday, but its return has been delayed until Saturday due to a mechanical issue, wrote Torres in an email to The Baltimore Sun.

“Those affected by the short-lived illness have been treated by our ship’s doctors with over-the-counter...

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