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Passengers of the cruise liner Diamond Princess, which was not identified coronavirus, will begin to leave the ship on Wednesday, February 19. Some of the non-infected have to stay on Board, reports website of “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.
Such a fate befall those who lived in the same cabins with the infected. They will have to remain in quarantine for an indefinite period in order to ensure they have no signs of disease.
currently, all passengers of the ship passed the tests for validation.
“We expect that passengers who are not showing a positive reaction to the tests, can start to leave the ship on 19 February. It is expected that by 21 the number of all they leave the ship,” – said the Minister of health, labour and welfare of the country Katsunobu Kato.
Cruise ship left the Japanese port of two week voyage on January 20. On 3 February it became clear that one of the passengers that come ashore in Hong Kong were infected with a coronavirus. After this the ship was placed on a two-week quarantine. Every day the number of infected new type of pneumonia increased. The evacuation of passengers started only on February 17.
Previously, the coronavirus was diagnosed in the Russians aboard Diamond Princess. It was noted that the woman had planned to bring to the hospital for treatment. The total number of cases amounted to 454.
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