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Elderly coronavirus victims allowed to leave cruise ship

7 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Elderly passengers suffering chronic illnesses will be allowed to disembark earlier than scheduled from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship quarantined at Yokohama if they test negative for the virus.
The passengers may be allowed off the ship as soon as Friday, health minister Katsunobu Kato told reporters on Thursday.
The more than 3,500 passengers and crew on the MV Diamond Princess were originally to be confined until next Wednesday.
The government also said 44 more people on the ship have been confirmed as infected with the pneumonia-causing virus. Of the 247 infections in Japan, 218 are...
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Cruise stranded by virus fears ends with roses in Cambodia

Cruise stranded by virus fears ends with roses in Cambodia

7 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Hundreds of cruise ship passengers long stranded at sea by virus fears cheered as they finally disembarked and were welcomed to Cambodia by the nation's authoritarian leader, who handed them flowers
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