The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Japan: on Board the

the Japanese foreign Ministry informed the Russian Embassy in Tokyo on Board the cruise ship Diamond Princess are 24 citizens of the Russian Federation, reports TASS.

it was reported that among the passengers identified patients with pneumonia caused by a coronavirus 2019-nCoV. Earlier it was reported about the two Russians on Board.

According to the health Ministry of Japan, all on Board are about 3.7 thousand people who are citizens of more than 50 countries.

the Ship departed from Yokohama on 20 January and returned February 3. The Chinese citizen was discovered the new coronavirus.

After inspection, the doctors found 273 people who had contact with infected people or have had symptoms of pneumonia. 10 passengers confirmed coronavirus — citizens of Japan, China, USA, Australia and the Philippines. They were evacuated by boat to shore and hospitalized, their condition is estimated as normal.

On the ship declared a two-week quarantine. As the representative of the company, Carnival Japan — the operator of the liner with the Japanese side, the passengers will not incur any additional costs for a period of quarantine, including accommodation and meals.

the Diamond Princess is not the only ship, “arrested” in the region. In Hong Kong have quarantined another cruise ship — World Dream — with almost two thousand passengers on Board. Before the end of the tests for coronavirus no one is allowed to leave the port city and even go on land.

As reported by “Interfax” at the Consulate General of Russia in Hong Kong, the Russians on Board Dream World there. Diplomats also noted that among those infected by the coronavirus in the region of citizens of the Russian Federation also not.

At the end of December 2019 the PRC government recorded in the major city of Wuhan outbreak of pneumonia caused by a virus 2019-nCoV. Except for China, the disease is found in 24 countries, including Russia.

According to the latest data, the number of infections pneumonia caused by the virus 2019-nCoV, in China excellentiSilo 24.3 thousand people, 492 died, recovered more than 900.