Japan cruise ship virus cases climb to 175

first_imgPassengers look out from a deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan on Feb. 12, 2020. REUTERS The epidemic originated in mainlandChina, where more than 1,100 people have now died of the virus. (Reuters) The Diamond Princess was placed inquarantine for two weeks upon arriving in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, on Feb. 3,after a man who disembarked in Hong Kong was diagnosed with the virus.center_img TOKYO – Another 39 people have testedpositive for the coronavirus disease 2019 on the cruise ship DiamondPrincess quarantined in Japan, with one quarantine officer also infected,bringing the total to 175, the health ministry said on Wednesday.last_img read more