More than 80 passengers and crew members on an Australian cruise ship from South America Greg Mortimer is infected with a coronavirus, writes 6 April, the Straits Times.
Six passengers were removed from the ship for treatment in Montevideo, but the rest of the more than 200 passengers and crew remain on Board. 81 passenger found COVID-19.
According to the publication, about 90 results not yet received, as 45 others were negative.
On 15 March the ship left the Argentine port Ushaia to Antarctica and South Georgia. Last week he was stopped in the territorial waters of Uruguay due to suspicions on patients with coronavirus on Board.
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 7, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 1.39 million, of which nearly 295 thousand was recovered, more than 79 thousand died.