Coronavirus: Death roll rises to over 600, cruise ships quarantined
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As a Friday (Today) morning the coronavirus has killed more than 630 people, the majority in China.
Globally it has infected over 31,400 people across 25 countries and territories.
This morning a cruise ship docked in New Jersey as some passengers have a history of travel to China.
Twenty-three passengers were quick were cleared, and four are being evaluated at an area hospital after the CDC boarded the cruise ship to evaluate situation.
Meanwhile, thousands of people being quarantined on two cruise ships docked in Japan and Hong Kong.
On the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, at least 61 passengers have been infected with the coronavirus.
In Hong Kong officials say 33 crew members have shown symptoms of the illness on the World Dream cruise ship.
But they say most have tested negative for the coronavirus.
Posted – 2.7.20