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Indian crew on cruise ship quarantined off Japan long to return home


Ttwo Indian crew members on-board cruise ship Diamond Princess, who tested positive have been quarantined and are being provided treatment in Japan. | Photo Credit: AP

“The situation is turning worse with every passing day. We want to return home as early as possible,” Binay Kumar Sarkar, crew member on-board cruise ship Diamond Princess, which has been docking in Yokohama, Japan, over the past two weeks, told The Hindu. The cruise ship, with 3,700 passengers on board, has 175 people infected with the novel coronavirus named COVID-19, making it the biggest cluster of cases outside China.

Mr. Sarkar, who hails ...


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