Americans disembark from Coronavirus-hit cruise.

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American passengers would take an off a cruise liner yesterday to fly home after being quarantined for two weeks off Japan while China's said the rate of new corona virus cases had slowed calling that proof it steps to fight. The outbreak will working an announcement aboard the diamond. Princess with three thousand seven hundred passengers and crew have been held since February third told Americans to get ready to disembark on Sunday evening for Charter. Flights home passengers wearing mosques could later be seen waving through the windows of buses parked near the ship of the roughly four hundred Americans on the cruise. Mullen forty are infected with corona virus and will stay in Japan for treatment. Canadian Italian South Korean and Hong Kong passengers were expected to follow soon. After the government's also announced plans to repatriate passages seventeen new corona virus cases. Were on board. Bringing the total on the ship to three hundred fifty five. By far the largest cluster of cases outside of China within China authorities reported two thousand nine new cases on Sunday noting that this was down for more than two thousand six hundred the previous day. They said this showed their efforts to halt the spread of the virus. What bearing fruit. The new cases brought the total to sixty eight thousand five hundred on mainland China with one thousand six hundred sixty five deaths including one hundred forty. Three fatalities reported yesterday outside. China more than five hundred cases have been confirmed mostly of people who traveled from Chinese cities with five deaths. Declining numbers of reported new infections could mean the virus was being contained but could also mean it was simply running out of susceptible new

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