Most of all it gave Hun Sen something he has wanted for a long time; a chance to repair relations with the US. These were badly frayed three years ago when the opposition leader Kem Sokha, who looked on course to beat Hun Sen in the 2018 election, was arrested and accused of plotting, with US backing, to overthrow the government. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How did Cambodia’s cruise ship welcome go wrong?
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In a tweet, the Indian embassy here said, “1 Indian crew who tested positive for #COVID19 among 79 new cases on #DiamondPrincess yesterday too has been shifted to hospital for treatment. All 8 Indians receiving treatment are responding well. Rest all Indians on-board are braving out the trying circumstances.” Earlier, seven Indians were tested positive for the COVID-19. … [Read more...] about One more Indian tests positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan, takes infected nationals toll to 8
Two elderly former passengers from the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess died on Thursday, Japanese authorities said, as fears mounted for those who have left the ship after testing negative for the virus. The news of the first deaths from the ship came as a further 13 positive tests were revealed, taking the total cases from the vessel to 634 -- easily the biggest coronavirus cluster outside mainland China, where the outbreak began. The man and woman, both Japanese and in their 80s, were taken off the cruise ship last week and died in hospital. The direct cause of her death was pneumonia. "I pray for their souls and offer condolences to their bereaved families," Health Minister Katsunobu Kato told MPs. Untitled Carousel Anger and anguish onboard cruise ship Diamond Princess; passengers and crew desperate for helpDiamond Princess is a British cruise ship owned and operated by Princess Cruises. … [Read more...] about Two passengers of Japan cruise ship Diamond Princess die after leaving it
"The normal route is droplet spread. My supposition is based upon the large number of cases on the cruise liner when we were told all holiday makers were confined to their cabins, all the time. How did they manage to make so many cases, over a period of time considering interactions with fellow passengers was supposedly not happening?," he said in the statement. … [Read more...] about Is the Cruise Ship Coronavirus Quarantine Working? Scientist Says Close Confinement Is a ‘Recipe for Transmission’
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