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Japan cruise ship coronavirus cases climb over 170

By AFP
12 February 2020   |   12:56 pm
A further 39 people on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the Japan coast have tested positive for the new coronavirus as thousands more steel themselves for a second week in quarantine.

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