Cruise ship Approximately 500 passengers disembark on the 19th February 5:01 on February 19
Passengers and crew members left on board the cruise ship confirmed to be outbreaks of the new coronavirus are scheduled to descend from the 19th. According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, on the 19th, about 500 passengers are expected to disembark.
A total of 542 passengers and occupants have been infected on the Diamond Princess cruise ship anchored at Yokohama Port.
At noon on the 17th, there are 3,100 crew members and passengers on board the ship, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare conducted a virus test on all, and those who have negative results and no symptoms have completed the 14-day health observation period We decided to get off the boat sequentially from the 19th.
According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the disembarkation will begin in the morning and it is expected that approximately 500 passengers will leave the ship in one day on the 19th.
Passenger disembarkation is expected to close by around 21st.
However, if you are in the same room as the person with the confirmed infection, even if the test result is negative, the infected person will remain on board for 14 days after leaving the room, and will be asked to disembark if there is no problem with their health condition. I am.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare asks those who disembark to live a normal life at home, etc., and checks their health status over the phone for several days.
In addition, more than 50 passengers who are aged 80s or older and have a medical condition or their family members will be returned early from the accommodation where they stayed on the 19th.
On the other hand, with regard to crew, after giving priority to passenger disembarkation, we will discuss with the cruise ship operating company and consider measures such as dismissing applicants.