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NSW slammed for handling of cruise ship arrivals

by Ali Coulton

The NSW government has faced heavy criticism over its handling of cruise ship arrivals, after four passengers from Ruby Princess tested positive for COVID-19.

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Another Princess Cruises ship gets put in lockdown after passenger dies of coronavirus

The Grand Princess was on its way to Ensenada, Mexico when it was discovered a man who was on board the ship’s previous sailing had died of coronavirus after disembarking.

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More Diamond Princess evacuees catch coronavirus

Meanwhile, experts fear quarantines could be compromised by a longer incubation period.

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Coronavirus: Diamond Princess passengers die, as two evacuated Aussies test positive

The coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc on the travel industry, prompting the federal government to extend its travel ban for another week.

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Quarantined cruise passengers begin journey home, as coronavirus spreads to the Middle East

by Ali Coulton

Diamond Princess and Westerdam have disembarked their remaining passengers, ending almost a month in limbo amid coronavirus fears.

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Coronavirus: 99 more cases on cruise ship, as Aussie passengers prepare to evacuate

by Ali Coulton

The PM has indicated that quarantine measures onboard Diamond Princess may not be all they’re cracked up to be.

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Holland America cruise passenger diagnosed with coronavirus, as Diamond Princess cases jump to 355

by Ali Coulton

Japanese authorities have confirmed a further 70 cases of coronavirus on Diamond Princess, while a passenger who disembarked from Westerdam has tested positive for the disease.

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China travel ban extended amid coronavirus spike as quarantined cruise offered free porn

by Ali Coulton

Passengers on board Diamond Princess are getting crafty in their exile, while an adult entertainment company is offering the less imaginative an alternative.

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Government hints at extended travel ban, as 40 new cases of coronavirus confirmed on Diamond Princess

by Ali Coulton

The Minister for Health has suggested the travel ban may stay in place as the situation in China continues to develop, despite the effect it’s having on tourism.

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Diamond Princess confirms 66 more cases of coronavirus as global death toll climbs past 900

by Ali Coulton

Meanwhile, passengers onboard the quarantined cruise ship are using all their spare time to get crafty, with one Aussie couple managing to get a bottle of wine delivered by drone.

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Coronavirus: Cruise company bans Chinese passport holders and Australia’s last evacuation flight lands

Travellers are beginning to rethink cruise holidays as coronavirus continues to plague the travel industry. 

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Coronavirus: Airlines sack staff, hundreds of Aussie travellers stranded on cruise ship

A Qantas worker has allegedly been fired for giving coronavirus advice to colleagues, while two Asian airlines begin to lay off staff or offer unpaid leave, as the virus begins to sting the aviation industry.

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