4 Indians being treated for COVID-19 on Diamond Princes

New Delhi, Feb 17 : At least four Indian nationals have been tested positive for COVID-19 on Diamond Princess cruise ship, Embassy of India in Japan said on Monday.

"All 4 #COVID19 positive Indian nationals as on today receiving medical attention onshore are responding well to the treatment. @IndianEmbTokyo is in regular touch with Indians on-board #DiamondPrincess. They understand public health safety concerns in such situations. @MEAIndia," the Embassy tweeted.

Several Indian crew members and passengers on board a cruise ship have been quarantined off Japan because of the novel coronavirus outbreak on February 8. The cruise ship continues to quarantined off the coast of Yokohama in Japan. In total, the roughly 2,700 passengers and 1,000 crew come from 56 countries.

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(IANS)

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4 Indians being treated for COVID-19 on Diamond Princes