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Diamond Princess (ship): Cruise ship
Diamond Princess is a British-registered cruise ship owned and operated by Princess Cruises. She began operation in March 2004 and primarily cruises in Asia during the northern hemisphere summer and Australia during the southern hemisphere summer. She is a subclassed Grand-class ship, which is also known as a Gem-class ship. Diamond Princess and her sister ship, Sapphire Princess, are the widest subclass of Grand-class ships, as they have a 37.5-metre beam, while all other Grand-class ships have a beam of 36 metres. Diamond Princess and Sapphire Princess were both built in Nagasaki, Japan, by Mitsubishi Industries.

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Coronavirus RNA can last up to 17 days on surfaces

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Arrowe Park chief executive thanks patients and staff [Video]

Arrowe Park chief executive thanks patients and staff

British citizens who were onboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship have left Arrowe Park Hospital after a two-week quarantine period. The hospitalā€™s Chief Executive Janelle Holmes thanked the guests..

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Diamond Princess guests speak after two-week quarantine [Video]

Diamond Princess guests speak after two-week quarantine

British guests from the Diamond Princess have been discharged from Arrowe Park Hospital on the Wirral. Patients spoke of their relief as their quarantine period ended and thanked the hospital for their..

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Diamond Princess guests to be discharged from Arrowe Park [Video]

Diamond Princess guests to be discharged from Arrowe Park

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Nebraska Governor greets with elbow bumps coronavirus evacuees [Video]

Nebraska Governor greets with elbow bumps coronavirus evacuees

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National Guard flies coronavirus testing kits to cruise ship

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Officials to decide ā€˜appropriate locationā€™ for California ship's return

Health officials in San Francisco said the Grand Princess cruise ship would remain at sea until people with flu-like symptoms were tested, adding, ā€œonce we have results from the (COVID-19) tests, the..

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British man from Diamond Princess cruise liner dies from coronavirus [Video]

British man from Diamond Princess cruise liner dies from coronavirus

A British tourist on the Diamond Princess cruise ship has died from coronavirus. The Japanese Ministry of Health said the man was the sixth person from the ship, which has been quarantined off the..

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U.S. CDC Confirms 53 Coronavirus Cases [Video]

U.S. CDC Confirms 53 Coronavirus Cases

The CDC said on Monday there were 14 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the US. This is apart from the 39 cases among those evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship. It also excludes anyone..

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Diamond Princess evacuees arrive at Arrowe Park Hospital [Video]

Diamond Princess evacuees arrive at Arrowe Park Hospital

The 32 evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have arrived at Arrowe Park Hospital on the Wirral. The passengers wearing masks were split between three coaches along with medical professionals..

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Inside Arrowe Park Hospitalā€™s quarantine facility [Video]

Inside Arrowe Park Hospitalā€™s quarantine facility

Cameras have been allowed inside Arrowe Park Hospital to film the special quarantine facility where 32 passengers who were evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise liner will stay for two weeks after..

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Repatriation plane lands at MOD Boscombe Down [Video]

Repatriation plane lands at MOD Boscombe Down

A repatriation flight carrying 32 British and European evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship has landed at the Ministry of Defence base Boscombe Down in Wiltshire shortly after 1130am. The..

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Passengers on coronavirus-hit cruise ship arrive back in UK [Video]

Passengers on coronavirus-hit cruise ship arrive back in UK

A repatriation flight carrying 32 British and European evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has landed back in the UK. The plane, which also carried British government and medical..

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Britons gearing up for quarantine on return from coronavirus-hit cruise ship [Video]

Britons gearing up for quarantine on return from coronavirus-hit cruise ship

A repatriation flight expected to contain 35 passengers who spent more than two weeks trapped on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan is set to depart for the UK within hours. Britons who have..

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Coronavirus: Japan gov't defends handling of ship quarantine [Video]

Coronavirus: Japan gov't defends handling of ship quarantine

Japan is standing by its decision to end the quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

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'Finally!': Australian passenger relieved leaving quarantined ship [Video]

'Finally!': Australian passenger relieved leaving quarantined ship

An Australian passenger filmed her final moments walking through the corridors of a cruise liner quarantined due to the coronavirus outbreak, before being evacuated from Japan on Wednesday evening.

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Coronavirus claims life of first passengers from Diamond Princess cruise ship [Video]

Coronavirus claims life of first passengers from Diamond Princess cruise ship

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Two Diamond Princess passengers die of coronavirus [Video]

Two Diamond Princess passengers die of coronavirus

Experts are criticizing Japan's handling of the coronavirus outbreak on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which claimed the lives of two elderly passengers on Thursday (February 20). Gloria Tso..

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Two passengers dead from Coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess [Video]

Two passengers dead from Coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess

Two passengers dead from Coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess

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The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Japan topped the 1,000 mark on Wednesday, mostly from the Diamond Princess cruise liner, as the government reiterated that plans to host the Tokyo..
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Japan confirms at least 19 new coronavirus infections on Monday: Kyodo

Japan on Monday confirmed at least 19 new coronavirus cases, bringing the number of infections in the country to 980, including passengers who caught the pathogen on the Diamond Princess cruise ship,..
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Australia's first coronavirus death confirmed as former Diamond Cruise passenger

A former passenger on the Diamond Princess cruise ship that was quarantined off Japan for coronavirus died in a hospital in Perth early on Sunday, a health official said, becoming Australia's first..
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Perth man becomes first Australian to die from coronavirus

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Passengers are being told there is low risk from taking a cruise on ship and centre of coronavirus crisis.
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U.S. CDC confirms one more coronavirus case among Diamond Princess evacuees

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday confirmed one more case of the coronavirus among citizens evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, bringing the tally among..
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British man infected by coronavirus on Japanese cruise ship has died

A British man who was infected by the coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has died, bringing the death toll among people who were aboard the vessel to six, Japan's government said..
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British man who was on Diamond Princess ship in Japan dies: Kyodo

A British man who was aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship, docked in Yokohama, Japan, has died from coronavirus, Kyodo news reported on Friday.
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Fourth passenger from cruise ship dies in Japan - NHK

A fourth passenger from the cruise ship "Diamond Princess" moored in Japan has died from the coronavirus, NHK public television said on Tuesday. The passenger was in their 80s, NHK said.
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Trump administration backs off sending coronavirus patients to Alabama -governor

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Third death from Japan cruise ship as health minister vows to set virus strategy

A third passenger from the coronavirus-infected Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan died on Sunday, authorities said, as the government promised to introduce fresh steps to contain the outbreak.
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Hong Kong cruise passengers head to quarantine after third flight from Japan

A third plane with five Hong Kong residents who were quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise in Japan for more than two weeks landed early on Sunday in the Asian financial hub.
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Seven Australian evacuees from Japan cruise ship test positive for coronavirus as quarantine ends for Wuhan evacuees

Seven cases of coronavirus have now been confirmed among a group of 164 Australians who were evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.
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China brings in seven cruise ships to house Wuhan medical workers

China is bringing in seven cruise ships to house medical workers in Wuhan, state media said on Saturday, at a time when such ships are under scrutiny after hundreds of passengers on the Diamond..
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Second batch of Diamond Princess passengers arrive in Hong Kong to face further quarantine

A second plane with 82 Hong Kong residents who were quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise in Japan for more than two weeks landed early on Saturday in the Asian financial hub, where they will face..
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Australian Diamond Princess evacuees confirmed to have coronavirus rises to six

Six Australians evacuated to Darwin from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have now tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Flight carrying British evacuees from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan takes off

Britain's Foreign Office on Friday said the evacuation flight for its nationals on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship has taken off from Japan, following the coronavirus outbreak.
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Israeli on coronavirus-hit cruise ship tested positive upon return to Israel

An Israeli woman who was aboard the coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess tested positive for the illness after returning to Israel on Friday but was in good condition and not showing any..
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Two cruise ship passengers test positive for coronavirus, placed in isolation in Darwin

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Indonesia to evacuate 74 people from coronavirus-affected ship off Japan

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Scott Morrison reportedly considering plan to evacuate Australians on virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship

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Plans finalised for Aussies on cruise ship

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