10 passengers cruise ship Diamond Princess in Japan found a new type of coronavirus. The ship is some days in quarantine at anchor off Yokohama. It is reported by the health Minister of Japan Kato Katsunobu.
Passengers will be sent to the hospital. According to the Minister, among them there are no people in a serious condition. While the rest of the passengers and team were recommended to stay on the ship for another two weeks.
the Minister of health stressed that the condition of the passengers and crew will follow the doctors. Every effort will be made to prevent the extension of infection.
the Cruise ship Diamond Princess has embarked on a RAID of the port of Yokohama in Japan on 3 February after it became known that one of the passengers discovered a new type of coronavirus. The ship departed from Yokohama on 20 January on the route Kagoshima – Hong Kong – Okinawa. Monday, February 3 it had to go back to Yokohama. However, it turned out that one of the passengers – 80-year-old resident of Hong Kong, Hong Kong descended to the shore, revealed a new type of coronavirus 2019-nCoV. By Monday the sickness started to complain already a few passengers. The Japanese authorities decided the ship should be detained on the roads to conduct a survey of 3,700 passengers and crew.
31 Dec 2019 government of China reported to the world health organization about the outbreak of an unknown pneumonia in Wuhan, located in the Central part of the country. The causative agent, the 2019 coronavirus-nCoV. According to the latest data, in mainland China the number of infected exceeded 24,3 thousand people, 490 people died, another man died in Hong Kong. Outside of China are sick more than 170 people, one died. The who declared the outbreak of coronavirus an emergency situation of international importance, reminds RIA Novosti.