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Italian cruise ship Costa Atlantica in Japan has 48 coronavirus cases

Christian Fernsby ▼ | April 23, 2020
Nearly 50 crew members on an Italian cruise ship Costa Atlantica docked for repairs in Japan’s Nagasaki have tested positive for the new coronavirus, raising concern about the strain on the city’s hospitals if conditions worsen for those infected.
Costa Atlantica
Cruise ship   Costa Atlantica
Results on Thursday showed 14 more aboard, all either cooks or those serving food, were infected with the virus, an official in Nagasaki prefecture said.

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One patient who had been taken to hospital previously was now in a serious condition and on a ventilator, he told a live-streamed news conference.