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The Transnet Port Authority has confirmed that ships arriving from India have 14 COVID-19 cases-SABC News

The National Port Authority has confirmed that 14 Filipino crew members on board ships at Durban Port have tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement, port officials said the ship, Aubonne, arrived from India on Sunday.

This arises in concern about COVID-19 infected travelers from India who recently entered South Africa.

It is not yet known which virus variant they were infected with.

In a statement, the Transnet National Port Authority (TNPA) confirmed that as standard precautions, upon arrival at Durban Port, all crew members on board were tested for the coronavirus.

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TNPA also confirmed the death of the chief engineer of the ship, who died of a heart attack.

The vessel is currently being quarantined at Durban Port in accordance with COVID-19 regulations. The vessel is currently closed and crew contact tracking and tracking is underway as part of the COVID-19 protocol.

Port Health has also assigned a team to board and check the crew.

The Transnet Port Authority has confirmed that ships arriving from India have 14 COVID-19 cases-SABC News

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