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Norwegian cruise ship becomes coronavirus incubator

Around forty passengers and crew on the MS Roald Amundsen luxury cruise liner have been diagnosed with coronavirus, The Guardian reports.

Four crew members who had fallen ill were hospitalized when the ship docked in Tromsoe in Norway, and tested positive for Covid-19. Meanwhile, passengers were allowed to leave the ship and subsequently had to be traced. Further testing revealed another 32 people who had contracted the virus.

Those infected are from the Philippines, Norway, France, and Germany.

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