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More than half of all coronavirus cases outside China are from the Diamond Princess, but the cruise ship is already planning to set sail again in April

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Of the more than 1,000 coronavirus cases outside mainland China, 634 have been diagnosed in Diamond Princess passengers, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. Two Japanese citizens have died.
An infectious-diseases expert said the hygiene conditions on the cruise ship were abysmal, making him "so scared" of contracting COVID-19.
Despite being at the center of the coronavirus outbreak, the ship's operator Princess Cruises plans to return the vessel to service before Japan's Golden Week in April. It will be "fully sanitized" before setting sail again, but it's unclear what the...
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2 Cruise Ship Passengers Die of Coronavirus, Raising Death Toll Outside China to 11

2 Cruise Ship Passengers Die of Coronavirus, Raising Death Toll Outside China to 11

5 monthes ago   |   By Gizmodo

Both cruise ship passengers were Japanese nationals.
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