File graphic for Royal Caribbean BALTIMORE (AP) – Nearly 50 people have fallen sick in Baltimore last week. Royal Caribbean Cruises spokesman Owen Torres told The Baltimore Sun 46 cases of gastrointestinal illness were reported aboard the Grandeur of the Seas ship. The Baltimore 2,100-passenger cruise on Jan. For South Carolina, Florida and the Bahamas. It was scheduled to go back to Baltimore on Thursday, but it will not be until Saturday because of a mechanical error. Torres said the cause of the illness is unknown. The ship’s doctors have been treated by the disease with over-the-counter medication. Torres said no new illnesses had been reported as of Thursday morning. Last month, about 500 passengers on two separate Royal Caribbean cruises also fell sick.