By: Yu Hsiao-han, Cheng Chi-feng, and Joseph Yeh
The 10 people who tested positive include nine passengers — two Australians, three Japanese, three from Hong Kong, and one American — and one Filipino crewmember, following the first phase health screening conducted by Japanese health authorities on all 3,700 passengers and crew on the Diamond Princess, according to a Princess Cruises statement.
"These 10 persons, who have been notified, will be taken ashore by Japanese Coast Guard watercraft and transported to local hospitals for care by shoreside Japanese medical professionals," the statement said.
The cruise liner added that the ship will remain under quarantine in Yokohama for at least 14 days as required by the Japanese Ministry of Health. [FULL STORY]