WORLD Another 41 on Japan cruise have new coronavirus


Another 41 on Japan cruise have new coronavirus


08:58, February 07, 2020

Japan says 41 new cases of a virus have been found on a cruise ship that’s been quarantined in Yokohama harbor. That brings the total of cases to 61.


A passenger shows a note from the World Dream cruise ship docked at Kai Tak cruise terminal in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (Photo: AP)

Two docked cruise ships with thousands of passengers and crew members remained under 14-day quarantines in Hong Kong and Japan.

Before Friday’s 41 confirmed cases, 20 passengers who were found to have the virus were escorted off the Diamond Princess at Yokohama near Tokyo. About 3,700 people have been confined aboard the ship.

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