Thousands of passengers and crew members can not leave the two cruise ships, which is currently in quarantine due to fears of coronavirus.
The typing of several international news agencies.
Tuesday was a cruise ship with 1800 passengers and crew members denied access to the port in the taiwanese city of Kaohsiung.
It came to pass after three chinese passengers who were on board the ship from 19. 24. January, had been tested positive for the coronavirus.
on Wednesday the ship arrived, the 'World Dream', to Hong kong. Here were all of the passengers and crew members asked to be on the ship until all have been tested for the virus.
- At the moment we can't say anything about when the quarantine is lifted, says the spokesperson for the health authorities in Hong kong Leung Yiu-hong, according to Reuters.
Health authorities in Hong kong on the way on board the Dream World. Photo: Philip Fong / AFP
the Government of Hong kong has on Wednesday decided to tighten control of visitors because of virusudbruddet.
So will all who come to Hong kong from the chinese mainland, will be forced in the 14-day quarantine.
at the same time, two krydstogtsterminaler in the Hong kong harbour being closed down completely, until there is a handle on the situation.
just Like in Hong kong were a ship out of the japanese city of Yokohama on Monday put in quarantine. The alarm went, because a previous passenger was diagnosed with the coronavirus in Hong kong.
Since the are ten people on the ship have tested positive. All the infected have been evacuated and brought to a hospital for treatment.
A man run away from the Dream World in the ambulance. Photo: Philip Fong / AFP
The remaining 3700 passengers and crew members must in the meantime wait for the outcome of tests to determine whether they have been infected or not.
Coronavirusset, which are thought to originate from the chinese city of Wuhan, has so far claimed the lives of almost 500 people. More than 24,000 is infected with the virus.
the Vast majority of smittetilfælde and deaths are registered in China. The infection is also registered in 27 other countries, where a total of 230 reported infected.
It appears by Reuters' statement, which is based on official reports from the authorities of the countries concerned.
1800 passengers and crew on the cruise ship the World the Dream must be on the table indefinitely. Photo: Anthony Wallace / AFP