Some 3,000 people on the Diamond Princess will begin disembarking from February 19, 2020. Photo: AP
Some 3,000 people on the Diamond Princess will begin disembarking from February 19, 2020. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: 79 more cases aboard Diamond Princess cruise ship as quarantine ends and passengers leave

  • The disembarkation of nearly 3,000 people is expected to take at least three days, according to the Japanese government
  • In the first group, some 500 mainly elderly passengers who have tested negative for the virus left the ship after final check-ups with doctors

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Some 3,000 people on the Diamond Princess will begin disembarking from February 19, 2020. Photo: AP
Some 3,000 people on the Diamond Princess will begin disembarking from February 19, 2020. Photo: AP
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