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Kyodo is reporting that Japanese health authorities will allow older and chronically ill passengers off the Diamond Princess amid growing concern about their health. They will instead spend the rest of their quarantine in local hospitals.
Many passengers are in their 70s and 80s and there have been complaints that they aren’t getting medicine they needed for other conditions such as high blood pressure, and diabetes.
Shanghai is still very quiet again today, after people returned to work on Monday.
Shanghai Hongqiao station at 8am this morning. It’s normally thronged. Unbelievable how life in China remains mostly at a standstill. Many trains, not just those to Wuhan, were canceled. pic.twitter.com/dDo18SBLy8