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Two cruise ship passengers die from coronavirus in Japan

by LLB Reporter
20th Feb 20 9:51 am

A Japanese couple in their 80s are the first to die from coronavirus after being passengers on board the Diamond Princess.

Over 620 passengers have tested positive for the deadly virus officially called Covid-19 on the cruise liner which has been in quarantined since 3 February.

Passengers started to leave the ship on Wednesday and 500 are expected to leave on Thursday.

The overall death toll has now reached more than 2,000 globally mainly in in mainland China.

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