One of the three Macedonians that are quarantined on board of “Diamond Princess” ship that is anchored at the port in Yokohama has a corona virus (COVID-19), announced today the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). After this case was confirmed, he was hospitalized in a hospital in Japan. The Macedonian Embassy in Tokyo has contacted the aforementioned Macedonian citizen.

The Macedonian Ministry of Health inform that the Japanese institutions are continuing to implement tests on persons that are on board of the quarantined ship.

The travelers on board of the “Diamond Princess” ship are under quarantine since the 4th of February. The ship counts over 3.500 passengers and crew members, who aren’t alloewed to leave the ship. According to the last information so far 218 persons were confirmed to have been infected with a corona virus on this ship.