Wuhan coronavirus: Cruise ship Sun Princess met with violent protests on Reunion IslandChristian Fernsby ▼ | March 3, 2020
A cruise ship has reportedly been denied entry to two countries and met with protests at a third, in the latest unrest to come during fears about the global coronavirus outbreak.
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Protesters are said to have screamed abuse and hurled rocks at the first shuttle buses of passengers that arrived in Pointe des Gallets port on Sunday.
The demonstrations erupted despite there being no recorded coronavirus cases on board.
Protesters also threw rocks and bottles at police, according to the Imaz Press Reunion news agency on the island. ■