On Board the ship, embarked in quarantine off the coast of California are four Russians

On Board of the cruise liner Grand Princess, which is off the coast of California are four Russians. They are all members of the crew. About this media said the representatives of the company-operator of the ship Princess Cruises.

the Diplomats, the press service of the Russian Embassy in the United States expect from the American authorities confirm this information.

Earlier in California, was the first recorded human death from the coronavirus. According to local authorities, the victim could become infected while on Board the Grand Princess in the period from 11 to 21 February this year.

Originally a cruise ship heading to Ensenada in Mexico, but on March 4, the company decided to deploy the ship and send it to San Francisco to check passengers and crew members on the coronavirus.

At the end of December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan announced the outbreak of pneumonia of unknown origin. According to the latest data, the number of people infected worldwide rose to more than 97,3 thousand people died 3348 people.

To combat the penetration of coronavirus COVID-19 in Russia the government had previously restricted flights to China, South Korea and Iran. The CPS recommends citizens to refrain from trips to these countries, RIA Novosti reported.