Written by: Cheng Yihua, Wang Huishan
2020-02-13 09:16Last updated: 2020-02-13 11:54
Wuhan pneumonia epidemic continues. After tightening immigration controls and quarantine measures in some countries or regions, the number of confirmed cases is still increasing, such as the "Diamond Princess" cruise ship at the port of Yokohama, Japan. This article continues to follow up on the latest situation of the epidemic.
The "Diamond Princess" cruise ship, which is undergoing quarantine inspection at the cruise terminal in Yokohama Port, Japan. The last batch of testing and quarantine work was completed on February 19, but other passengers disembarked with new confirmed cases of infection. The days may be delayed. The picture shows the "Princess Diamond" docked at Yokohama Port on February 10. (AP)
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Diamond Princess gets 44 more sick
Japan ’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare announced on February 13 that after conducting a virus test on 221 people on the cruise ship “Diamond Princess”, 44 of them were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus, and a total of 218 cases of passengers and crew were on board. Of the 44 new patients, 43 were passengers and 1 was a crew member, of which 29 were Japanese.
Westerdam has arrived in Cambodia
Marine Traffic satellite tracking data showed that the Westerdam cruise ship departing Hong Kong and carrying about 2,200 people had arrived in Cambodia on February 13th. No passengers were feeling sick on board. After the cruise ship was refused to land a total of 6 times in the past few days, the shipping company Holland America Line finally said on February 12 that it had found a new stop, which is Cambodia ’s port city of Sihanoukville. . The cruise ship is expected to arrive in Cambodia on the morning of February 13th. Passengers are expected to end this "seaman ball" trip.
U.S. cases increase to 14
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on February 12 that San Diego, California, had one more person confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus, which is the second case in the country and the cumulative increase to 14 nationwide. The patient took a charter flight back to the United States a few days ago and was diagnosed during a quarantine observation at a US naval base near San Diego.
First confirmed case in London
The United Kingdom confirmed the ninth case of novel coronavirus on February 12, and the first in London. The British Ministry of Health said that the patient was a Chinese woman who had symptoms from a flight from China to London Heathrow Airport and was sent to a local hospital for treatment.
3 new confirmed cases in Singapore
Singapore has confirmed 3 more cases of new coronavirus on February 12th. All three patients are Singaporeans and have not been to China recently. The cumulative number in the country has reached 50. One of them is a 62-year-old DBS Bank employee, and the bank's office in Marina Bay Financial Centre needs to be evacuated, involving about 300 employees. The other two patients were 34-year-old and 46-year-old male church staff.
Diamond Princess number increased to 5
Japan ’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare said on February 12 that among the confirmed patients of the cruise ship “Diamond Princess”, one foreigner who had been hospitalized was in serious condition, bringing the number of severely ill patients to five.
"Diamond Princess" 39 more sick
Japan ’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare announced on February 12 that another 39 people on the cruise ship “Diamond Princess” were infected with the new coronavirus, including 10 Japanese passengers and 4 Chinese passengers.
Another quarantine officer who came to work on the ship was infected and did not wear protective clothing when he boarded the ship.
At present, there are 174 cases of passengers and crew on board. Four of the new patients were in serious condition and needed to be admitted to the intensive care unit. They were between 60 and 70 years old, and three of them were Japanese.
Thailand refuses cruise passenger "Wistedan" into passengers
The Westerdam cruise departing Hong Kong on February 1 has not yet found a new anchorage point. The ship was originally announced on February 10 that it will be docked in Thailand, but the Thai Ministry of Health is also in February. It was announced on the 11th that the cruise ship was refused entry.
The ship originally made a 14-day itinerary, stopping at places including Taiwan, Japan, etc., and has previously been denied entry to Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, Guam and other places. Some Australian passengers on board lamented that the cruise was now abandoned and became "homeless."
The shipping company Holland America Line said on February 7 that there were no cases of new pneumonia on board and that it would refund passengers in full.
2 new cases of Japanese charter flights to Japan
Japan announced on February 11 that two more men among Japanese diasporas who had arranged charter flights to return home from Wuhan, China, were confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus. The two were men in their 50s and 40s. After returning to China on January 30, they were negative in the virus test, but they were tested again because of persistent fever, which confirmed the infection.
3 month old baby girl infected in Vietnam
Vinh Phuc, Vietnam, added one confirmed case on February 11, and the total number of cases nationwide increased to 15. The newly diagnosed patient was a 3-month-old baby girl who was taken to her grandmother's house on January 28. Her grandmother was diagnosed with the virus on February 9.
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One new case in the U.S.
San Diego, California, U.S.A new case was confirmed on February 11. The patient returned to China last week by taking the first flight to evacuate in Wuhan, where he was quarantined at the military base on the 14th.
An American died of new pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan, China on February 6. This appears to be the first American to die in a foreign epidemic.
There were 13 confirmed cases in the United States as of February 11, seven in California, two in Illinois, and one each in Arizona, Wisconsin, Massachusetts, and Washington.
"Princess Diamond" case sharply increases passenger "prisoner" life exposure
Japan ’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare revealed on February 11 that, of the 65 newly diagnosed infected persons on the cruise ship “Diamond Princess” on February 10, 43 were Japanese. At present, the cruise ship is still isolated at the sea in Yokohama, Japan, with about 400 Hong Kong people on board.
Japanese media TBS TV stated on Twitter on February 10 that an additional 60 people on board were diagnosed with the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases on board to 130. Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has confirmed the figures. In the afternoon of February 10, the shipping company stated that in the newly confirmed cases, 45 people were Japanese citizens, 11 Americans, 4 Australians, 3 from the Philippines, and 1 Canadian and 1 Ukrainian.
The "Diamond Princess" cruise ship, which is undergoing quarantine inspection at Yokohama Port Powers Terminal in Japan, has continued to add new cases, causing passengers and crew to disembark again. It is more stressful for the staff who have to continue serving on board than passengers trapped in the room. The picture shows the medical staff wearing protective equipment boarded the cruise ship on February 11. (AP)
Reuters published an interview with an anonymous 43-year-old Hong Kong resident on the 10th: "If I exceed 200 (editor: he refers to the number of confirmed patients), I will become nervous." He and his wife and children and several relatives Isolation on a cruise ship.
"I hope those who have been taken to the hospital will be fine," he said. He said he saw on Facebook at least two reports that no one had symptoms.
The picture shows the two passengers greeting on the balcony of their room on the "Diamond Princess" cruise ship that was quarantined at Yokohama Port in Japan on February 11. (AP)
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According to figures released by Princess Cruises, there were 135 new confirmed cases on board. Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare counts cases on board and local cases separately. Today there are 21 local cases.
There were about 3,700 people on the cruise. In order to serve many passengers, in general the shipping company has arranged 1,100 crew members for this cruise, and the cruise can carry more than 2,000 passengers. About 400 people in this incident were Hong Kong people.
The quarantine life of the passengers on board is very boring, coupled with the lack of supplies and food on board, and the fear of being infected, the psychological pressure on them is increasing daily.
Although some people have luxurious meals, or have the ability to watch Oscar awards and movies, and some people can "wind" in the open air or semi-open air, these treatments are also a reminder that the quarantine period is not over and it is unknown when . As soon as new cases occur, the end date of the quarantine period will be postponed.
Royal Caribbean passes quarantine without virus
The Royal Caribbean of the United States wrote on its company blog that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dispatched personnel to board the company ’s Anthem of the Seas, and No new coronavirus was found.
The Ocean Anthem departed for the Bahamas on January 27, then returned, and returned to Bayonne, New Jersey, the United States on the 7th. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said in a statement that the CDC sent crew members on board to screen 27 tourists who had previously traveled to mainland China.
Bayon Mayor Jimmy Davis said one of them had fever, but he had a fever after receiving medication. The passenger and three others were then taken to a hospital in Newark for observation.
The remaining 23 people who had been tested were later allowed to disembark. They did not show any symptoms and returned to China by plane on the 7th. Davis said the passengers were not from Wuhan or have been to the area.
Australia (Australia): Queensland added a confirmed case on February 6. The patient was a 37-year-old Chinese woman, and four tourists traveling with her group had been diagnosed earlier. There are a total of 15 cases across the country. The majority of patients in this country are from Wuhan and Hubei provinces in China.
Belgium (Belgium): The Belgian Health Department said on February 4 that one of the nine Belgians who had evacuated from Wuhan, China on the 2nd, had a positive test for the new coronavirus. This is the first confirmed case in Belgium.
Cambodia : The country confirmed the first confirmed case in its territory on January 27. Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on the 27th that the patient was a 60-year-old Chinese male citizen living in the port city of Sihanoukville.
Canada: As of February 8, the cumulative number of cases in Canada was seven. Three are in Ontario and four are in British Columbia.
The picture shows Australian citizens who had evacuated from Wuhan, China, boarded a charter flight and returned to Australia on February 5. They arrived at Christmas Island, Australia, and boarded a bus on the 6th. (Reuters)
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Finland: On January 29, a Chinese tourist was diagnosed. She is a 32-year-old woman from Wuhan, Hubei, China.
France (France): The Ministry of Health confirmed 8 confirmed cases on February 8 and has accumulated 11 cases so far. France was the first European country to have an outbreak.
Several new cases were all British citizens who lived in a chalet in a ski resort in France, but one of them had attended a meeting at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Singapore and was infected. The virus was later passed to the People in the same room.
Germany: There have been 14 confirmed infections in the country so far, and most of the infected people are in Bavaria. Almost all confirmed cases of infection in Germany are employees of auto parts manufacturer Webasto. An employee of the company from China came to Germany to take a course and infected German colleagues.
India : The third confirmed case occurred on February 3 in the country, and all three cases occurred in Kerala, the country's southern province.
India announced the first confirmed case in India on January 29. The patient was a student from Wuhan University in China. The picture shows Muslims in Ahmedabad wearing masks to pray on January 31. (AP)
Italy : The Ministry of Health stated on February 7 that one of the 56 citizens evacuated from Wuhan, China, was tested positive for the virus. The male patient, about 30 years old, was transferred to the Spallanzani Infectious Diseases Institute in Rome.
The picture shows the Japanese people wearing masks during the traditional festival "February" on February 3, went to Zojoji Temple in Tokyo to try to catch beans that symbolize luck. (AP)
Malaysia (Malaysia): Malaysia added 1 confirmed case on February 10, and the total number of cases increased to 18. The patient was a 31-year-old Malaysian man who worked in Macau. He returned to Malaysia on February 1 and developed cough symptoms on the 3rd. He was admitted to the hospital on the 7th and was tested for a virus. The results were positive. He is the sixth infected Malaysian citizen.
Nepal: The country said on January 24 that a 32-year-old man from Wuhan, China, was tested positive for the virus. The patient was discharged after being isolated, treated and healed.
Philippines (Philippines): On February 5, the Philippines confirmed a new case of infection with Wuhan's new coronavirus, the cumulative number of cases increased to three. The country ’s Ministry of Health confirmed on February 2 that a 44-year-old Chinese man was diagnosed with Wuhan pneumonia in the Philippines and died of the disease on February 1. This is the second confirmed case in the Philippines and the first death case outside China.
Russia: There were two confirmed cases on January 31. Both patients are Chinese citizens.
South Korea : The Yonhap News Agency reported on February 11 that there was one new confirmed case in South Korea. The cumulative number of confirmed cases has increased to 28. According to the Korea Disease Management Division, the patient is a 30-year-old Chinese woman who is currently being quarantined at Myongji Hospital in Gyeonggi-do. The latest patient knows the third confirmed patient in Korea.
Spain: The Spanish Ministry of Health confirmed on February 9 that there was a confirmed case in Mallorca, the second confirmed case in the country. The patient was British and had contact with a French patient who was later diagnosed. The country's first confirmed case occurred on La Gomera, an island in the Canary Islands. The patient had contact with an infected German man.
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Sri Lanka: The first confirmed case in the country was confirmed on January 27. The patient is a 43-year-old Chinese female tourist from Hubei Province.
Sweden: The Public Health Agency said on January 31 that a woman's sample had been tested positive for the virus and that she had been quarantined in a hospital in the south. The patient had been to Wuhan, China, to Sweden for medical treatment.
Thailand (Thailand): Officials from the Thai Department of Disease Control said on February 11 that there was one new confirmed infection in the country, and the cumulative number of cases nationwide since January has increased to 33. The patient was a 54-year-old Chinese woman who had contacted another Chinese-diagnosed patient in Thailand before being quarantined.
Thailand had another seven confirmed cases of Wuhan's new coronavirus on February 8, including three Thais and four Chinese.
United Arab Emirates : The United Arab Emirates added one new case of coronavirus infection on February 10, and the cumulative number rose to eight. The new patient is Indian and has had contact with confirmed patients. The UAE became the first Middle Eastern country with confirmed cases on February 1.
Thailand is one of the countries with more confirmed cases outside China. The picture shows most passengers wearing masks at the railway station in Bangkok on February 7. (AP)
United Kingdom: The ninth confirmed case occurred on the 10th in the United Kingdom . The patient was an employee of a clinic in Brighton, England.
A British man was diagnosed in Brighton on the 6th. He became ill after going to Singapore, and then stayed in a ski resort in France from January 24 to 28, infecting 4 more people. The British man could be described as a "super communicator".
After five new cases of New Coronavirus were confirmed in Britain on the 10th, the total number of confirmed cases in the country has reached 9 so far.
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