Tag: Yokohama (Japan)

U.S. Passengers Prepare to Evacuate From Cruise Ship in Japan

American passengers on Sunday frantically prepared to evacuate a cruise ship that has been quarantined for more than 10 days in the Japanese port city of Yokohama, as hundreds of people on board fell ill with the coronavirus. As the Americans scrambled to pack their bags and prepare their own meals for a chartered flight […]

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Quarantined Cruise Passengers Have Many Questions. Japan Has Few Answers.

TOKYO — The 3,600 people aboard the Diamond Princess, locked down for more than a week and desperate for information, have been reduced to peering out windows as hazmat-suited workers take away the newest coronavirus patients and mysterious buses, their interiors shrouded by curtains, come and go from the port. They have Wi-Fi, but it […]

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Cruise Ship’s Coronavirus Outbreak Leaves Crew Nowhere to Hide

YOKOHAMA, Japan — As coronavirus cases rapidly multiply on the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, the more than 2,500 passengers on board live in effective isolation. They receive meals in their cabins. They keep an officially mandated distance of six feet from each other for the few minutes each day when they are allowed on […]

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