In Australia, the police said it will investigate about the infection with the coronavirus more than 620 citizens who left the cruise liner Ruby Princess. About it on April 5 told Australian radio station 3AW.
Of the 34 victims of the coronavirus in Australia 11 were those who were on the liner. Three men, each of them older than 60 years, died recently in the state of New South Wales, another former passenger Ruby Princess, a 78-year-old man died in Queensland.
The police were going to figure out how the passengers managed to leave the cruise liner, after which they found a coronavirus.
Ruby Princess is located off the coast of Sydney. On Board remain “hundreds of crew” awaiting test results on COVID-19.
Liner in March, arrived in Sydney after an 11-day cruise, in total on Board were about 2,700 people, said the BBC.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 5, the total number infected has reached nearly 1.22 million, of which more than 252 thousand was recovered, and about 66 thousand people died.