Flight carrying Canadian coronavirus evacuees from cruise ship in Japan lands


Feb 21 (Reuters) – A Canadian government-chartered flight carrying 129 Canadians evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in quarantine near Tokyo due to coronavirus has landed in Ontario, the country’s Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said  on Friday.

All repatriated passengers on the chartered flight had tested negative for COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, while the Canadians who contracted the illness did not board the flight, CBC News said.

Read more : Reuters


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