Another 67 people test positive for coronavirus on Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan
The cruise liner's quarantine is set to end on Feb 19.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The US embassy in Tokyo said in a letter to passengers that the aircraft would arrive in Japan on the evening of Feb 16 and that it recommended"out of an abundance of caution" that US citizens disembark and return home for further monitoring."We understand this is frustrating and an adjustment, but these measures are consistent with the careful policies we have instituted to limit the potential spread of the disease," the letter said.
The cruise liner's quarantine is set to end on Feb 19.
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