It is now being reported that a crew member has died to a currently unknown illness (suspected to be Norovirus or pneumonia) on board the MSC Armonia. The crew member who has died was a waitress on board and was 30 years old. She was admitted into a local hospital on Wednesday with symptoms of pneumonia.
5 other crew members and an unknown number of passengers have now been hospitalized and are reported to be in serious condition.
We will update this story as it further develops.