China News Service, April 23, according to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) report, on the 23rd, the "Costa Atlantic" cruise ship anchored at Nagasaki Port in Japan added 14 new cases of new coronary pneumonia. Has reached 48 cases.
According to reports, on the same day, the Japanese Nagasaki Prefecture government and other departments conducted a new crest virus nucleic acid test on the cruise ship. A total of 66 people were tested. The results showed that 7 chefs and 7 food delivery workers on board were diagnosed with infection.
Among the infected patients, a non-Japanese man in his 40s who had developed serious illness was sent to a hospital in Nagasaki on the 22nd and is currently undergoing treatment with a ventilator.
The cruise ship was moored at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagasaki Shipyard Incineration Plant in Nagasaki for refurbishment, so there were no passengers but 623 crew members. Currently, Nagasaki Prefecture, Nagasaki City, etc. are stepping up the detection of nucleic acids on board.
Regarding the departure and stay of people on board, Yoshihide Suga, the chief of the Japanese cabinet, said, "In order to prevent the spread of infection, people who have been diagnosed, except for severe patients, must stay on board."