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16 Indians tested for coronavirus aboard cruise ship Diamond Princess

Sixteen Indians have tested positive for coronavirus test aboard the cruise liner Diamond Princess. Diamond Princess was docked off Yokohama Port on February 3. The Indian government is now making arrangements to bring back the rest of the Indians by a special flight on February 26. The Indian embassy in Japan has said that those […]

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“Get back my daughter from Japan,” father of woman isolated on virus-hit ship appeals to PM Modi

The father of a 24-year-old Indian woman quarantined on a cruise ship affected by coronavirus has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to have her evacuated. Sonali Thakkar has been confined to a small room for 15 days and has not tested positive for coronavirus, her father Dinesh Thakkar said in the letter that he […]

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61 test positive for novel coronavirus on quarantined cruise ship off Japan

Another 41 people on a cruise ship off the coast of Japan have tested positive for the new coronavirus – bringing the total to 61. Some 3,700 people are on board the Diamond Princess, which is quarantined in Yokohama for at least two weeks. The checks began after an 80-year-old Hong Kong man who had […]