"Taking into account the examination carried out in Nizhny Novgorod, the infection was detected in nine (crew members. - RT ), three of them were hospitalized," TASS quotes senior assistant of the Volga transport prosecutor's office Maya Ivanova.

In total, there were 101 crew members and 254 passengers on the ship.

At the same time, the department of Rospotrebnadzor in the Nizhny Novgorod region assured that all crew members and passengers were issued orders for two-week isolation.

Disinfection treatment was carried out on the ship, samples were taken from environmental objects.

"The Department of Rospotrebnadzor in the Nizhny Novgorod region has withdrawn the ship's sanitary certificate for the right to sail," the department added.

The motor ship "Alexander Suvorov", cruising along the Volga, was detained on the evening of August 1 in Nizhny Novgorod due to the detection of coronavirus in seven crew members.