84 more HK tourists on Diamond Princess back home

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Added On February 24, 2020

 Another 84 Hong Kong residents from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan have flied back home on a government charted flight on Saturday.

 
They are put on a 14-day quarantine as were the first batch of the 106 Hong Kong passengers taken home on Thursday.
 
Officials say another 18 people who didn't catch that chartered flight would return to Hong Kong later on Saturday by other flights. 
There were also two Macao residents on board, who returned to Macao on a government arranged vehicle.
 
According to Hong Kong officials, a total of 364 Hong Kong residents were initially on board the quarantined cruise ship. Among them, the 66 who tested positive for the new virus will stay in Japan for treatment. And the government will bring back the 41 people who have close contacts with the patients as soon as possible, if they test negative for the virus and are fit to travel.