Monthly Archives: February 2020

Coronavirus updates: Quarantine ends on cruise ship as death toll passes 2,000

As the death toll for the coronavirus outbreak in China passes 2,000, here is the latest news for Wednesday Feb. 19. Some passengers from a cruise ship quarantined in Japan amid coronavirus outbreak began leaving the vessel Wednesday. Japan’s chief cabinet secretary, Yoshihide Suga, said that a few hundred are expected to leave each day […]

Coronavirus Live Updates: Hundreds Let Off Quarantined Ship in Japan

An initial group of 500 passengers was allowed to leave the Diamond Princess, even as a major outbreak continued onboard. RIGHT NOW Iran reported its first two confirmed cases of the virus, which has now been detected in at least 27 countries. Here’s what you need to know: Hundreds began leaving a quarantined cruise ship […]

How mainland China is working to prevent the spread of coronavirus

Since the start of the novel coronavirus outbreak in December, the disease has infected more than 70,000 people and has reached a death toll of 1,868 people in mainland China. According to analysis done by CNN, travel restrictions, of varying degrees are still being enforced in various provinces and cities across mainland China including Hubei, Liaoning, […]