The “Mein Shiff 3” vessel has 2,899 crew members on board, all of whom will remain on the ship until further notice.
Sputnik is livestreaming from the German port of Cuxhaven, where a cruise ship loaded with TUI employees has been quarantined after one of the 3,000-strong crew was tested positive for coronavirus.
The employees boarded the ship to return home amid travel restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Germany has reported 162,496 cases of the new coronavirus as of 4 May 9:00 a.m. CEST, as per data provided by the World Health Organisation. The virus has claimed lives of 6,649 people in the Federal Republic.