Department of State monitors 60 Americans in Japan amid coronavirus outbreak

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Meanwhile, 300 Americans were brought home after quarantine on a cruise ship .

The U.S. Department of State said Monday that the investigation was that there were 60 U.S. citizens who were evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan, resulting in coronavirus infection outside mainland China.

A virus test was performed during the evacuation, and you had 14 out of 300 passengers who turned out to be positive, according to the State Department. Symptoms of the disease have not been identified in any of them. They contacted the rest of the passengers for about 40 minutes. They were housed on board two charter aircraft. All evacuated passengers will be quarantined for 14 days.

One of the airliners landed on Monday morning at the Travis air base in California, the second – at the base Lackland in Texas.

On Monday, 99 cases of infection were reported. Based on these data, out of 3,700 passengers on the liner, the virus was detected in 454 people.

Australia on Monday announced that it is also evacuating its passengers from the ship. Evacuation plans are also being developed by Canada, Italy, South Korea and Hong Kong.

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