An ambulance leaves Yokohama Port on February 18, 2020. Photo: Kyodo
An ambulance leaves Yokohama Port on February 18, 2020. Photo: Kyodo

Coronavirus: 88 more infections confirmed on Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan

  • A health ministry official also indicated on Tuesday that ‘around 500 people’ would leave the ship on Wednesday
  • Japan has been forced to defend its handling of the situation, as dozens of new infections have been detected almost daily since early February

An ambulance leaves Yokohama Port on February 18, 2020. Photo: Kyodo
An ambulance leaves Yokohama Port on February 18, 2020. Photo: Kyodo
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