鑽石公主號新增99例確診 累計454例 |Japan confirms 99 more cases of new virus on cruise ship

照片攝於2月17日,記者聚集在鑽石公主號停泊的橫濱港|Journalists gather to film the quarantined ship Diamond Princess, background, at Yokohama port in Yokohama, near Tokyo Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (Mayuko Isobe/Kyodo News via AP)
照片攝於2月17日,記者聚集在鑽石公主號停泊的橫濱港|Journalists gather to film the quarantined ship Diamond Princess, background, at Yokohama port in Yokohama, near Tokyo Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (Mayuko Isobe/Kyodo News via AP)

【看英文中國郵報學英文】週一,日本政府厚生勞動省證實鑽石公主號再新增99例武漢肺炎確診病例,目前船上總確診人數來到454人。

Japanese officials have confirmed 99 more people infected by the new virus aboard the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, bringing the total to 454, the Health Ministry said Monday.

鑽石公主號目前停泊在日本東京主要大港橫濱,日本政府正在對船上所有乘客、船員進行病毒檢查。

The ministry has been carrying out tests on passengers and crew on the ship, docked in Yokohama, a port city near Tokyo.

厚生勞動省表示,船上共有3,700人,目前已經有1,723人接受檢測。

The ministry said it now has tested 1,723 people on the Diamond Princess. The ship had about 3,700 passengers and crew.

週日,美國政府已派遣2架包機接回船上340名美籍旅客,其中有14人在登機之前就被確診感染武漢肺炎病毒。

Two chartered planes flew 340 Americans who were aboard the vessel out of Japan late Sunday. About 380 Americans had been on the ship. The State Department announced later that 14 of the evacuees were confirmed to have the virus in tests given before they boarded the planes.

澳洲、加拿大、香港和義大利也正計畫派遣包機到日本接回自己國人。

Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and Italy were planning similar flights for their citizens.