Posts Tagged Diamond Princess

Oh captain, my captain: Diamond Princess captain last to leave the ship

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 4, 2020

The captain of the Diamond Princess earned praises for his service during the 14-day quarantine of the cruise ship amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat. According to the Facebook post...

22 Filipinos from Diamond Princess recover from novel coronavirus

Marje Pelayo   •   March 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed on Monday (March 2) that 22 more Filipinos from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship have recovered from coronavirus disease (COVID-19)....

DOH sees lapses in quarantine protocols on Diamond Princess

Marje Pelayo   •   February 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The cruise ship off the waters of Yokohama in Japan is considered the largest coronavirus disease (COVID-19) center off shore. From more than 3,000 crew members and...

DOH: Repatriated Filipinos from Japan cruise ship can still test positive for COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 26, 2020

The Department of Health (DOH) is still not dismissing the possibility that the repatriated Filipinos aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship might still test positive for COVID-19. The Health department...

49 Filipinos aboard Japan cruise ship test positive for COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 22, 2020

The number of Filipinos aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship who tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has reached 49, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). DFA...

Pinoy crew, passengers of Diamond Princess all want to go home —DOH

Maris Federez   •   February 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — All the Filipino crew and passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship that is moored in Japan who tested negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have...

More passengers leave quarantined cruise ship in Japan to go home

UNTV News   •   February 19, 2020

Disembarkation of passengers on the virus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo continued on Wednesday (February 19), after a controversial two-week quarantine that saw more than 500 people infected with the...

Japan plans HIV drug trials to fight coronavirus as Diamond Princess cases rise

UNTV News   •   February 18, 2020

Japan plans to trial HIV medications to treat patients infected with coronavirus as the growing number of cases poses an increasing threat to the country’s economy as well as public health. Yoshihide Suga,...

DOLE assures job security for Filipino crew in cruise ship

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 18, 2020

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has assured job security for the Filipino crew in the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess. DOLE Usec. Ana Dione. said the labor attache...

PH mulls evacuation of Filipinos from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan

Marje Pelayo   •   February 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has begun discussing measures for the evacuation of Filipinos on board Diamond Princess cruise currently docked off at Yokohama Port in Japan...


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