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First Wuhan coronavirus on Grand Princess, ship to move to sea

Christian Fernsby |
Vice President Mike Pence confirmed yesterday afternoon that 19 crew members and two passengers onboard the Grand Princess cruise ship off the coast of California have tested positive for Wuhan coronavirus.

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Topics: WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS    GRAND PRINCESS    SHIP   

In an announcement Friday night, the captain said the ship would be moving 20 miles off the coast of California due to a sick passenger. In the video, the captain can be heard saying that the Coast Guard has been contacted and that passenger may need to be airlifted off the ship.

A total of 46 people were tested after test kits were delivered to the cruise ship on Thursday. One of the tests was inconclusive, officials say.


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