MOSCOW – The United States has begun evacuating its citizens from the Coronavirus-infected cruise ship Diamond Princess, which has been docked at Japan's Yokohama port since February 3 after 40 people were killed. People have contracted the coronavirus.



Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in the United States, said many of the passengers were infected with the virus.

"Of them, 40 were infected and they were not going anywhere," Fauci said. They will go to a hospital in Japan, ”he said.

He added that those with symptoms would also not be able to land the evacuation plane. Others, he continued, were evacuated to US air bases.

If any evacuation officer starts having symptoms on the plane, they will be separated. All evacuees will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival in the United States.

Update: October