Updates – Coronavirus in Diamond Princess

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Coronavirus in Diamond Princess currently at  696 total cases with 0 new cases, with  7 deaths .

Diamond Princess is a British-registered cruise ship owned and operated by Princess Cruises. She began operation in March 2004 and primarily cruises in Asia during the northern hemisphere summer and Australia during the southern hemisphere summer.

Timeline – Coronavirus in Diamond Princess ship

08 March 2020

2 new cases in Indonesia: a 55-year-old man and a 36-year-old man who is thought to have contracted the virus while working as a crew for the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan [source]

07 March 2020

1 new death of a former passenger of the Diamond Princess cruise ship [source]

06 March 2020

Diamond Princess cruise ship: The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has corrected the number of cases from 706 to 696. After examining the results of the virus test, it was reported that some people were counted twice. [source]

05 March  2020

The United States now has a total of 124 cases: 76 domestic and 48 repatriated (45 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, and 3 from Wuhan, China).

 60 domestic cases (of which 22 travel-related, 11 person-to-person spread , and 27 under investigation)
– 48 among persons repatriated (45 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, and 3 from Wuhan, China)

02 March  2020

1 new case on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan

01 March  2020

 1st death in Australia: a 78-year-old man in Perth who was among the 164 Australians flown out of Japan after being quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship. His wife also tested positive to the virus and is currently in a stable condition in isolation at a Perth hospital.