Two passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die, authorities defend quarantine

TOKYO (Reuters) – Two elderly passengers became the first people from aboard a cruise ship moored near Tokyo to die of the coronavirus, the Japanese government said on Thursday, as hundreds more passengers disembarked after two weeks’ quarantine. The 621 … Continue reading Two passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die, authorities defend quarantine

Two passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die as public criticism grows

TOKYO (Reuters) – Two elderly coronavirus-infected passengers from a cruise ship moored near Tokyo have died and two more government officials have been infected, the Japanese government said on Thursday, as more passengers disembarked after two weeks’ quarantine. Workers load … Continue reading Two passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die as public criticism grows

Two passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die as public criticism grows

TOKYO (Reuters) – Two passengers from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo have died, public broadcaster NHK said on Thursday, as a second group of passengers began disembarking after two-weeks quarantined onboard. Passengers look out from the cruise ship … Continue reading Two passengers from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan die as public criticism grows

Virus-hit cruise liner passengers start disembarking in Japan after controversial quarantine

TOKYO (Reuters) – Passengers on the virus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo began disembarking on Wednesday, television footage showed, after a controversial two-week quarantine that saw more than 500 people infected with the new coronavirus originating in China. A police … Continue reading Virus-hit cruise liner passengers start disembarking in Japan after controversial quarantine

Virus-hit cruise liner passengers start disembarking in Japan after controversial quarantine

TOKYO (Reuters) – Passengers on the virus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo began disembarking on Wednesday, television footage showed, after a controversial two-week quarantine that saw more than 500 people infected with the new coronavirus originating in China. A police … Continue reading Virus-hit cruise liner passengers start disembarking in Japan after controversial quarantine

Australia to evacuate more than 200 citizens from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will evacuate more than 200 of its citizens onboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese port of Yokohama, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday. Morrison said the passengers will depart … Continue reading Australia to evacuate more than 200 citizens from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port