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77 Canadians stranded on cruise ship, several travellers come down with COVID-19

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2018, file photo a traveler walks with a suitcase through the terminal at Washington Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Va. More than 7 in 10 U.S. airline passengers (72%) say ticket price is a key deciding factor when choosing an airport to fly into or from, according to a 2019 survey commissioned by NerdWallet and conducted online by The Harris Poll among more than 1,800 U.S. adults who have ever flown on an airplane. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

The Costa Luminosa is expected to dock in France Thursday, but it's not clear whether passengers will be allowed off

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) –  At least 77 Canadians are stranded on board a cruise ship where several people have come down with COVID-19.

The Costa Luminosa, with more than 14 hundred people on board, is expected to dock in France on Thursday.

But it’s not clear if people will be allowed to de-board.

Only 3 sick passengers were allowed off and taken to hospital when the ship stopped in Spain on Sunday.