Cruise ship passengers disembark from the Ruby Princess at Circular Quay in Sydney. Photo: dpa Cruise ship passengers disembark from the Ruby Princess at Circular Quay in Sydney. Photo: dpa
Cruise ship passengers disembark from the Ruby Princess at Circular Quay in Sydney. Photo: dpa

Coronavirus: Australia’s cases soar after cruise ship passengers disembark in ‘monumental stuff-up’

  • Ruby Princess became the country’s largest source of coronavirus infections and one of its passengers also became the eighth fatality nationally
  • About 130 passengers had tested positive and officials were frantically hunting down other travellers to test them and track their movements

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Cruise ship passengers disembark from the Ruby Princess at Circular Quay in Sydney. Photo: dpa Cruise ship passengers disembark from the Ruby Princess at Circular Quay in Sydney. Photo: dpa
Cruise ship passengers disembark from the Ruby Princess at Circular Quay in Sydney. Photo: dpa
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