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Rescue workers treat several passengers waiting to board cruise ship

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Saturday afternoon at Port Everglades passengers waiting to board a cruise ship in Fort Lauderdale received treatment from rescue workers due to the heat.
Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue says that they treated patients at the port but did not have to transport any to a hospital.
Passengers on social media indicated they were waiting to board the Celebrity Edge.
According to BSO Fire Rescue, the patients needed to be cooled. Temperatures at the port reached the lower 90s Saturday afternoon.
Port Everglades told Local 10 News Celebrity was doing “some additional testing” for COVID-19, but as of 4 p.m. the line was moving and passengers were boarding.
According to Port Everglades’ public schedule, the Celebrity Edge is scheduled to depart at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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