Coronavirus: Diamond Princess passengers arrive in US, including 14 who tested positive

Cruise Passengers to begin second quarantine.

Cruise ship arrives with 14 passengers testing positive for Coronavirus.

Fourteen evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined in Japan were allowed to fly back to the United States Sunday despite testing positive for coronavirus, the U.S. State Department and Health and Human Services saidin a joint statement. They were not symptomatic. 

“These individuals were moved in the most expeditious and safe manner to a specialized containment area on the evacuation aircraft to isolate them in accordance with standard protocols,” the statement, published Sunday, read.  USA Today has the rest of the story HERE: