今日の英語の習慣化Breaking News でした。
More than 400 Americans are on board a cruise ship quarantined in Japan
From CNN’s Yoko Wakatsuki in Tokyo
A total of 428 American passengers are on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined off Yokohama port in Japan, the US Embassy told CNN.
"We are aware of 428 US citizens on board the Diamond Princess. The welfare and safety of US citizens abroad is the Department of State’s highest priority, and we are in touch with relevant authorities and are providing all appropriate consular assistance to our citizens aboard the ship. The US Embassy Tokyo is closely monitoring the situation and will continue to provide assistance as the situation develops,” the US Embassy said.
Coronavirus cruise: Earlier today, 10 people on the cruise ship were confirmed to have the Wuhan coronavirus, according to the Japanese health ministry. They were being taken to the hospital
The ship docked and was placed under quarantine after a former passenger, who disembarked 12 days ago, was confirmed to have the coronavirus. He is now in stable condition in Hong Kong.
There are 2,666 guests and 1,045 crew members on board the ship, owner Princess Cruises said in a statement yesterday.