Healthcare Ministry of Japan stated that number of people diagnosed with coronavirus at Diamond Princess cruise ship increased thrice as Interfax-Ukraine reported.
The ministry noted that 41 people at the vessel, which is under quarantine in Yokohama, Japan, has positive test for new type of coronavirus.
Besides, there are 21 citizens of Japan, eight citizens of the U.S., five Australians, five Canadians and one citizen of Argentina and the U.K. among the infected.
Passengers at the age of 20-80 with diagnosed 2019 nCoV will be transferred to medical facilities of Tokyo and nearby prefectures Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa and prefecture Shizuoka in central Japan.
As we reported, one of the first to warn the people of Wuhan about the deadly coronavirus Doctor Li Wenliang has succumbed to the disease on February 6.
As of February 7, the number of deceased from coronavirus 2019 nCoV in the territory of mainland China increased up to 636 people. The number of cases surpassed 31,000 people.