Australia to evacuate more than 200 citizens from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port


  • World
  • Monday, 17 Feb 2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will evacuate more than 200 of its citizens onboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese port of Yokohama, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday.

Morrison said the passengers will depart on Wednesday and will be taken to Australia's tropical north, where they will be required to be quarantined for another 14 days.

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