Number of coronavirus infected on Japanese cruise ship increases to 20 people

Source : 112 Ukraine

The liner is still quarantined, and doctors continue testing for the virus presence
13:46, 6 February 2020


The number of coronavirus infected on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship has increased to 20 people, Japan’s Ministry of Health reports.

Coronavirus is reported to have been detected in 20 out of 102 passengers. Among the infected are foreigners and pensioners.

The liner is still quarantined, and doctors continue testing. The results of the virus presence among other passengers will be announced later.

As we reported earlier, at least 25 Ukrainians are on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which was quarantined off the coast of Japan due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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In particular, the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health, referring to the data of the International Health Regulations Coordinator of Japan, reported about 26 citizens of Ukraine, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs about 25 Ukrainians.

"The national MSME coordinator of Japan announced on February 5 about 26 citizens of Ukraine aboard this cruise ship," the report said.

Ukraine's Center of Public Health sent an information letter to the Border Guard Service of Ukraine informing about this situation in order to coordinate and coordinate actions in order to carry out appropriate response measures.

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