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Liner Costa Atlantica, which was flash COVID-19, left Japan

Cruise liner Costa Atlantica, a member of the crew which was confirmed coronavirus, left the port of Nagasaki in Japan and took a course towards the Philippines, Kyodo news Agency reported.

The ship Costa Atlantica is owned by cruise company Costa Crociere S. p.A with headquarters in the Italian city of Genoa, went to Nagasaki without passengers for the prevention and repair in dock of Koyagi shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on March 25. It had to leave port in late April after completion of all work. However, in the middle of last month one of the team members had discovered a new type of coronavirus infection COVID-19. Total of 623 members of the crew of the ship have 149 people was detected infection of coronavirus, some of them hospitalized in serious condition.

Earlier in may, the ship left about 200 crew members, the test for the coronavirus which was negative. Of these, 125 people were citizens of the Philippines, for their return home had organized a special Charter flight.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 5.8 million cases of infection, more 362,7 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.