Another Ukrainian on board Diamond Princess gets infected with coronavirus – MFA

15:13, 10 February 2020
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Director of the Consular Service Department of Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Serhiy Pohoreltsev has reported about another confirmed case of the novel coronavirus infection involving a citizen of Ukraine on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship placed in quarantine off Yokohama port near Tokyo, Japan.

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"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has routinely confirmed a second citizen of Ukraine, a crew member of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, has been diagnosed with the [China] coronavirus" the diplomat said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the first case of the coronavirus involving a citizen of Ukraine on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship was announced on February 9.

The quarantine regime was introduced from 07:00 on February 5 for a period of 14 days. In total, there are 3,700 people from 56 countries on board the ship, of which 2,700 are passengers and the remaining are crew members, including 25 Ukrainians.

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