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Carnival Ships that are Sailing & Reported Cases

Jeremy CamosseSep 25 2021Travel
 
 

Are Carnival Cruise ships sailing now? Which have had COVID 19 incidents? Our report below answers these questions and more. You'll find our helpful infographic with the current ship status as well as detail for each Carnival Cruise Ship.

The CDC is closely monitoring outbreaks on Carnival cruise ships. The governemnt watchdog has a determined threashold of allowable cases. If reported incidents meet or exceed that number, an investigation takes place. The technical guidelines imposed on cruise ships can be found on the CDC's site here.

Carnival is working to get all of their ships operational. The CDC has a strict process and benchmarks must be met. Carnival ships must first sail with only crew. They do this to test the COVID 19 infrastructure. Next they'll apply for a Sailing Certificate with the CDC.

 

Carnival Cruise Line COVID 19 FAQ's

Are Carnival Cruise Ships sailing now?

Yes, Carnival Cruise Ships are sailing again. There are currently 18 ships operating within United States territory. Of those, 10 ships are cruising with passengers, 3 are restricted to crew only, and 5 Carnival ships are approved for passenger sailings, but still operating with crew only. See the chart and more details below.

Have there been a Carnival Cruise Covid outbreak?

No, there has not been a covid outbreak on any Carnival Ships. However, there have been reported COVID 19 cases. The CDC rates each individual ship based on reported cases. There are 12 Carnival ships with a GREEN status, 2 with an ORANGE status,4 with a YELLOW status, and 0 with a RED status. See our detail below for each CDC rating by ship. You'll also find definitions of each color status.

Is the CDC currently investigating any Carnival Cruise Line ships for COVID 19 infractions?

Yes, investigations are an expected process in the efforts to bring back cruising to 100% capacity. Of Carnival's 18 ships operating with the U.S., 12 have no issues. According to the CDC, 2 have been investigated and continues to be under observation. The CDC is currently monitoring 2 ships and has an active investigation on 2 Carnival ships.

Below is a chart showing all of the Carnival Ships currently tracked by the CDC. Please note, only Carnival ships sailing within the United States are tracked here.

 

Carnival Cruise Ships Currently Sailing

Below is a chart showing all of the Carnival Ships currently tracked by the CDC. Please note, only Carnival ships sailing within the United States are tracked here.

We're not here to dig into the details of the CDC's rules. Instead, you'll find the current ship status for each Carnival Cruise Ship. It will show if the ship is presently sailing with passengers or just crew. It'll also show the status of outbreaks as it relates to the threshold mentioned above. The CDC's current actions are also noted on our infographic and with each Carnival ship listed.

 

CDC Cruise Ship Color Ratings

The CDC provides a color code for each of Carnival cruise ships. The category is determined by both the quantity and frequency of COVID 19 outbreaks.

Here's a quick summary of each color and it's implications For full detail, you can visit the CDC's page here.

Carnival Conquest Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Conquest Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • GREEN: the ship has submitted a daily report before noon for the past seven days. There have been no reported COVID 19 cases during that seven day period.
  • ORANGE: the ship has submitted a daily report before noon for the previous seven days. The reported COVID 19 cases during that seven day period are below the CDC threshold. The threshold is less than 0.1% of passengers and 0 crew infenctions if the ship is sailing with passengers. If sailing with "Crew Only," the threshold is 1% of crew.
  • YELLOW: the ship has submitted a daily report before noon for the previous seven days. The reported COVID 19 cases during that seven day period are greater than 0.1% of passengers or at least one crew member. If sailing with "Crew Only," the ship's threshold of 1% of crew has been exceeded in Yellow status.
  • RED: there has been sustained transmission of COVID 19 on board. The risk of overwhelming the ship's medical facilities are present.
 

Carnival Cruise Ships COVID & Sailing Status

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Carnival Cruise Ships COVID 19 Report

Below, you'll find our full list. It shows which Carnival Cruise Ships are sailing and their CDC rating. This is the latest info as reported by the CDC.

Use our quick-jump links below to easily get to your Carnival Cruise Ship of choice.

Click any of the ships above to directly link to their status report.

This isn't a full list of Carnival's ships. It is, however, inclusive of all of those operating within the boundaries of the United States. The CDC does not have jurisdiction in other countries. That is why you won't find those listed below.

Here is a full list of Carnival Cruise Ships with sailing status.

 

 

Carnival Breeze - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Breeze Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Breeze Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Breeze cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Breeze is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Breeze cruise ship? The Carnival Breeze currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Breeze during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Breeze remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Conquest - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Conquest Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Conquest Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Crew Only (but Passenger Approved)
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Conquest cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Conquest has obtained a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC, but is still sailing with only crew members. The ship has met CDC's guidelines to operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Conquest cruise ship? The Carnival Conquest currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Conquest during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Conquest remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Dream - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Dream Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Dream Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Dream cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Dream is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Dream cruise ship? The Carnival Dream currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Dream during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Dream remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Ecstasy - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Ecstasy Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Ecstasy Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Crew Only
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Ecstasy is currently operating with only crew members on board. Before passenger sailings, the ship must pass specific requirements by the CDC. It must also request approval from the CDC and apply for a COVID-19 Conditional Sailing Certificate.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship? The Carnival Ecstasy currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Ecstasy during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Ecstasy remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Elation - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Elation Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Elation Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Elation cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Elation is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Elation cruise ship? The Carnival Elation currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Elation during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Elation remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Freedom - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Freedom Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Freedom Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Yellow
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: No current issues

Is the Carnival Freedom cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Freedom is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Freedom cruise ship? The Carnival Freedom currently has a CDC status of "Yellow." A "Yellow" rating means the number of reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Freedom is greater than 0.1% of passengers or at least one crew member infected. According to the CDC, there are currently no issues on the Carnival Freedom.

 

 

Carnival Glory - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Glory Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Glory Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Glory cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Glory is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Glory cruise ship? The Carnival Glory currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Glory during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Glory remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Horizon - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Horizon Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Horizon Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Horizon cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Horizon is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Horizon cruise ship? The Carnival Horizon currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Horizon during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Horizon remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Legend - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Legend Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Legend Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Crew Only
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Legend cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Legend is currently operating with only crew members on board. Before passenger sailings, the ship must pass specific requirements by the CDC. It must also request approval from the CDC and apply for a COVID-19 Conditional Sailing Certificate.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Legend cruise ship? The Carnival Legend currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Legend during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Legend remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Magic - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Magic Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Magic Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Magic cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Magic is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Magic cruise ship? The Carnival Magic currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Magic during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Magic remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Mardi Gras - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Mardi Gras Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Mardi Gras Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Yellow
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: No current issues

Is the Carnival Mardi Gras cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Mardi Gras is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Mardi Gras cruise ship? The Carnival Mardi Gras currently has a CDC status of "Yellow." A "Yellow" rating means the number of reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Mardi Gras is greater than 0.1% of passengers or at least one crew member infected. According to the CDC, there are currently no issues on the Carnival Mardi Gras.

 

 

Carnival Miracle - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Miracle Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Miracle Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Miracle cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Miracle is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Miracle cruise ship? The Carnival Miracle currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Miracle during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Miracle remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Panorama - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Panorama Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Panorama Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Panorama cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Panorama is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Panorama cruise ship? The Carnival Panorama currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Panorama during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Panorama remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Pride - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Pride Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Pride Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Pride cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Pride is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Pride cruise ship? The Carnival Pride currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Pride during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Pride remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Sensation - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Sensation Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Sensation Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Crew Only
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Sensation cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Sensation is currently operating with only crew members on board. Before passenger sailings, the ship must pass specific requirements by the CDC. It must also request approval from the CDC and apply for a COVID-19 Conditional Sailing Certificate.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Sensation cruise ship? The Carnival Sensation currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Sensation during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Sensation remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Sunrise - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Sunrise Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Sunrise Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Yellow
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC has started an investigation

Is the Carnival Sunrise cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Sunrise is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Sunrise cruise ship? The Carnival Sunrise currently has a CDC status of "Yellow." A "Yellow" rating means the number of reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Sunrise is greater than 0.1% of passengers or at least one crew member infected. According to the CDC, the Carnival Sunrise is recently under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Valor - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Valor Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Valor Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Green
  • CDC Status: Crew Only
  • CDC Notes: CDC Investigated - ship remains under observation

Is the Carnival Valor cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Valor is currently operating with only crew members on board. Before passenger sailings, the ship must pass specific requirements by the CDC. It must also request approval from the CDC and apply for a COVID-19 Conditional Sailing Certificate.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Valor cruise ship? The Carnival Valor currently has a CDC status of "Green." A "Green" rating means there have been no reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Valor during the past seven days. According to the CDC, the Carnival Valor remains under investigation.

 

 

Carnival Vista - COVID 19 Status

Carnival Vista Covid 19 & CDC Status
Carnival Vista Covid 19 & CDC Status
  • Color Rating: Yellow
  • CDC Status: Passengers (Restricted)
  • CDC Notes: CDC has started an investigation

Is the Carnival Vista cruise ship currently sailing? The Carnival Vista is currently sailing with passengers. It has obtained and retains a "Conditional Sailing Certificate" from the CDC. The ship can operate with passengers under certain restrictions. These restrictions relate to voyage length, testing requirements, medical infrastructure and more.

Has there been any COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Vista cruise ship? The Carnival Vista currently has a CDC status of "Yellow." A "Yellow" rating means the number of reported COVID 19 cases on the Carnival Vista is greater than 0.1% of passengers or at least one crew member infected. According to the CDC, the Carnival Vista is recently under investigation.

 

 

We hope that the chart above helps figure out which Carnival Cruise Ships are active and currently sailing with passengers.

You'll also want to check out our Carnival Ships by Size infographic! There you'll see the dramatic difference in the cruise line's fleet.

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