A significant proportion of the 350 Hong Kong passengers on the Diamond Princess are reluctant to board chartered flights home because of the quarantining that awaits them on their return to the city. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: number of infected Hongkongers aboard Diamond Princess more than doubles as others consider evacuation snub because of quarantine plan

  • Residents stranded on the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess said to be wary of boarding chartered flights home, some fear exposure to riots
  • Carrie Lam warns they cannot avoid spending 14 days in quarantine on Chun Yeung Estate regardless of how they return to the city
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A significant proportion of the 350 Hong Kong passengers on the Diamond Princess are reluctant to board chartered flights home because of the quarantining that awaits them on their return to the city. Photo: AFP
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