Condition of Russians from Diamond Princess ship satisfactory

Condition of Russians from Diamond Princess ship satisfactory

 The condition of seven Russian tourists evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama and quarantined in Russia's Primorye region is satisfactory, head of the epidemiological department of the regional branch of Russia's consumer rights watchdog Rosportebnadzor Elena Abbasova said.

"The condition of those [who arrived in Russia's Primorye region] is satisfactory. No clinical signs of infectious diseases have been registered. Their body temperature is normal. Their condition is good," TASS cited her as saying.

Among those quaratined are six residents of the Primorye region and one resident of the Omsk region. They arrived in Vladivostok on February 23 on a regular flight as they have not exhibited any symptoms of the new coronavirus.

The cruise ship with around 3,700 passengers and crewmembers on board has been quarantined since February 5 after one passenger, a Chinese citizen, was confirmed to have been infected with the new coronavirus. A total of 691 people on board the cruise ship had contracted the coronavirus, and four people died.

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