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40 Americans on Diamond Princess cruise test positive



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At least 40 Americans on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for coronavirus, according to immunologist Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. 

In a Sunday appearance on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” Fauci confirmed “40 of them have gotten infected,” referencing American passengers on the ship. It was not immediately clear if the number was in addition to the 20 infected Americans previously reported or if it represented a new total. 

USA TODAY has reached out to the NIAID for more information. 

The U.S. also began the process Sunday of evacuating American passengers under quarantine. Fauci stressed that those who tested positive would not be among the evacuees. 

“They are not going to go anywhere. They’re going to be in hospitals in Japan,” Fauci said. “People who have symptoms will not be able to get on the evacuation plane. … If people on the plane start to develop symptoms, they’ll be segregated within the plane.”



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