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Coronavirus was detected in 21 people from the cruise ship Grand Princess

Coronavirus was detected in 21 people from the cruise ship Grand Princess

21 person from the cruise ship Grand Princess at anchor off the coast of California, confirmed infection with coronavirus COVID-19
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Источник: https://www.interfax.ru/world/698133
21 person from the cruise ship Grand Princess at anchor off the coast of California, confirmed infection with coronavirus COVID-19, said Vice-President Mike Pence.

The Vice President said that in total were tested for virus 46, the positive result was from the 19 members of the crew and two passengers. Analyses of 24 people gave negative results, and the results of another test, uncertain.

The cruise liner will be delivered in a non-commercial port, all passengers will be tested for mers and quarantined if necessary.
On Board the ship are 3533 human - 2422 1111 passengers and crew members from 54 countries.

On March 5, the liner Grand Princess dropped anchor off the coast of California because of suspicions that the passengers may be infected with a coronavirus COVID-19. Concerns emerged after this coronavirus has died one of the passengers who made less than two weeks ago, a cruise on this ship.

The deceased passenger is a 71-year-old man, who in the period from 11 to 21 February took a cruise on a liner from San Francisco to Mexico. After that the ship set sail the next cruise to Hawaii. The journey continued 62 passengers who had made the earlier trip from San Francisco to Mexico. Thus, these passengers could contact the person who has died because of coronavirus. 71-year-old passenger Grand Princess became the first U.S. victim COVID-19 outside of the state of Washington. Then, California authorities announced the state of emergency.