Another 40 Coronaviruses Detected On The Cruise Ship in Japan
Another 40 Coronaviruses Detected On The Cruise Ship in Japan According to the news in Kyodo, the number of people identified as Covid-19 on the “Diamond Princess” cruise ship, which was quarantined last week in Yokohama Port and has around 3,700 people, reached 174.
In a statement made by the Ministry of Health of Japan, it was reported that besides a quarantine official, 10 more of 29 passengers and crew on board were found to have Covid-19, and the number of cases in the country increased to 203.
In the statement, it was stated that 4 male patients, 3 of whom were Japanese citizens, who were in their 60s and 70s on board, were landed and treated in the hospital and two of them were treated in intensive care.
The quarantine on board, which currently has approximately 3,600 passengers and crew, is expected to last until February 19.
The cruise liner approaching Yokohama Port, near Tokyo, the capital of Japan, was quarantined on February 4, after Covid-19 was found in a Hong Kong passenger traveling on board.
Covid-19, which was first detected in Wuhan, China’s Hubei province, on December 12, 2019, declared the World Health Organization “emergency” after it spread to other cities and countries in a short time.
In China, due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the loss of life increased to 1114, and the number of infected people increased to 44,653, 8 thousand 204 of whom were serious.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, announced yesterday that the new type of coronavirus emerging in China was named “Covid-19”.