International travel curbs to stem the spread of the coronavirus have resulted in cruise ships being turned away each day by ports around the world. Photo: AP International travel curbs to stem the spread of the coronavirus have resulted in cruise ships being turned away each day by ports around the world. Photo: AP
International travel curbs to stem the spread of the coronavirus have resulted in cruise ships being turned away each day by ports around the world. Photo: AP

Chinese seafarers stranded as ships remain adrift in coronavirus limbo

  • Close to 35,000 cruise ship workers are stuck on the high seas as ports turn vessels away to prevent a wave of imported cases
  • While some countries have repatriated their nationals, China has not indicated it will do so as it battles new infections in its capital

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International travel curbs to stem the spread of the coronavirus have resulted in cruise ships being turned away each day by ports around the world. Photo: AP International travel curbs to stem the spread of the coronavirus have resulted in cruise ships being turned away each day by ports around the world. Photo: AP
International travel curbs to stem the spread of the coronavirus have resulted in cruise ships being turned away each day by ports around the world. Photo: AP
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