The health Ministry spoke about the state of the Russians on Board Diamond Princess

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the Russians suspected coronavirus on the cruise liner Diamond Princess in Japan given the necessary assistance. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the head of the Ministry of health of Michael Murashko.

“Help is all. They are not severely ill… I think that’s staffing situation,” said ant.

Earlier it was reported that on Board the coronavirus has infected the husband of the Russians, which had earlier suggested the presence of the virus. The woman was taken to a hospital in the Japanese Prefecture of Kanagawa.

it is Assumed that passengers who have not been identified coronavirus, will begin to leave the ship on 19 February. However, was in the same cabin with the infected will have to stay in quarantine prior convictions they have no signs of disease.

the Cruise ship Diamond Princess has set sail on January 20. Among the passengers was a citizen of China, which was identified coronavirus. The ship from 5 February is on a two-week quarantine in Yokohama. The total number of passengers from COVID-2019 it exceeded 540 people.

the Outbreak of a novel coronavirus was identified in a large Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December 2019. The who has recognized her emergency of international scale, describing as an epidemic, with many lesions. The government has included a new virus in the list of dangerous diseases.

outside China, cases of infection recorded in 25 countries, including Russia. In Russia COVID–19 were two citizens of China, their sickness proceeded in the form of light. At the moment patients are discharged.

According to the latest figures for February 18, the number of infections in China amounted to 72.4 thousand people. The number of deaths in China – nearly 1.9 thousand people, recovered 12.5 thousand people.

Confirmed its first case of coronavirus infection among Russians.

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