Coronavirus - Q&A from the press briefing (10 Feb. 20)


Q: Can you confirm that some of the passengers quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship because of the coronavirus epidemic are French?

A: According to the information we have at this stage, there are three French passengers and one French crew member aboard the ship.

We are monitoring developments in the situation very closely. Our consulate in Tokyo made contact with our compatriots and is in touch with both the Japanese authorities and the cruise company.