Virus Outbreak: Liner evacuees discharged after finishing quarantineStaff writer, with CNAAll 19 Taiwanese who were evacuated from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship were early yesterday released from quarantine. They were discharged after a third round of testing for COVID-19 on Friday found that none had contracted the disease. Chen Jih-sheng, left, who was evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, is welcomed by his mother in Taipei after being released from quarantine yesterday. Chen Jih-sheng, a magician who had performed on the cruise ship, also praised the government’s efforts to contain the virus’ spread in Taiwan. The remaining 19 were allowed to leave the ship over the course of three days before being placed in quarantine.
Source: Taipei Times March 07, 2020 15:56 UTC