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Cruise ship allowed to dock in Taiwan amid virus outbreak

10 February 2020   |   3:04 pm
The SuperStar Aquarius carrying 1738 passengers including 1709 Taiwanese, was allowed to dock at Keelung Harbour Saturday despite a previous ban by Taiwanese authorities on port calls for all cruise liners. Passengers will have to pass health checks before disembarking. Health authorities have not ruled out mass quarantine on the ship if there are any confirmed cases of the coronavirus infection found among the passengers.


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