Cruise Ship at Yokohama Port Evacuates 40 Americans Infected with New Corona

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Cruise ship at Yokohama Port evacuates Americans and returns 40 people infected with new corona.

New passengers from the cruise ship “Diamond Princess” under quarantine at Yokohama Port after a new coronavirus infection was confirmed on board the ship She evacuated and returned on a chartered flight on the 17th. Meanwhile, according to Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , 40 of the Americans on board are infected with the new coronavirus.

Forsy appeared on CBS TV’s “Face the Nation” news program, stating that “40 people are infected” and “they will be hospitalized in Japan.

American passengers who wished to return home on a charter aircraft evacuated from the Diamond Princess from the evening of the 16th to the early of the 17th. I moved to a temporary passport examination area on a bus.

The U.S. Embassy in Tokyo says that two charter aircraft have already left Japan and are heading to the United States.

According to a statement from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday, 400 Americans will return home and will be in quarantine for 14 days after arriving in the United States.

Mr. Forsi clarified that persons with confirmed infections will not be allowed to board. People who showed symptoms suspected of being infected with the new type of coronavirus, “COVID-19,” said they would not be able to get on an evacuation aircraft.

According to him, more than 30 Americans do not want to return.

“I’m fine, and the two-week quarantine is about to end. I’ve been isolated for nearly two weeks,” said Matt Smith, an American lawyer on board with my wife. I don’t want to be on a bus or plane with others who may be doing it, ” he wrote on Twitter.

With the spread of infections in Japan, it is taking time for all Diamond Princess passengers to complete inspections due to the shortage of inspection kits, equipment, and labor.

At the press conference, Katsunobu Kato, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare, warned that “there are no known cases of transmission,” and warned that the domestic infection situation has entered a “new phase.” “I would like to refrain from unnecessary and urgent gatherings if possible.”

After the United States, Australia, South Korea and Hong Kong, Canada has also decided to repatriate its nationals in quarantine on the cruise ship “Diamond Princess”, but its reaction time is criticized.

As of Sunday, 355 cases of COVID-19 have been reported among the 3,700 passengers on the boat docked in the port of Yokohama, south of Tokyo, since an outbreak of coronavirus on board. Two hundred and fifty-five Canadians are among the passengers.

On Saturday evening, following in the footsteps of other nations, Canada announced that it was organizing the repatriation of its nationals not affected by the coronavirus. Their date of return to the country has not been specified, however.

Manon Trudel, Mr. Bergeron’s wife, also present on the “Diamond Princess”, is anxious to find the mainland. “We just want to leave as soon as possible. We will take the deadline they will give us, “she said. Nevertheless, she is sorry to have to start a new quarantine.

Like all other Canadian cruise lines who have been on the Diamond Princess, she will have to be isolated for 14 days at the NAV Canada Training Institute in Cornwall, Ontario before she can return home.

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Cruise ship at Yokohama Port evacuates Americans and returns 40 people infected with new corona.

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