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Cruise ship Grand Princess will dock in Oakland

Christian Fernsby |
A U.S. cruise ship Grand Princess stranded by Wuhan coronavirus outbreak off the coast of San Francisco will dock in Oakland, the vessel’s owner said yesterday.

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Grand Princess cruise ship has recorded 21 Wuhan coronavirus infections on board 19 crew and two American passengers out of 45 people tested.

“Grand Princess will proceed to the Port of Oakland on Sunday to begin disembarking guests who require acute medical treatment and hospitalization,” the Princess Cruises tour company said.

“Guests who are California residents will go to a federally operated facility within California for testing and isolation, while non-Californians will be transported by the federal government to facilities in other states.”

The ship’s crew will be quarantined and treated aboard the ship, the company added.

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