Monday, 10 February 2020

60 more test positive for coronavirus on Diamond Princess cruise ship


    A quarantined cruise ship has 60 more cases of the deadly coronavirus than first feared. Japan's health minister said there are now 130 confirmed cases on the Diamond Princess. It is being quarantined in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo, with officials previously saying 70 people had the virus among the 3,711 passengers and crew.

  More than 3,600 people are still in a 14-day quarantine on board the ship. China's coronavirus death toll rose by 97 early on Monday to 908, with the number of confirmed cases on the country's mainland increasing to 40,171.

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