Relatives of crew on virus-stricken Japan ship appeal for repatriation | AFP

Relatives of the more than 500 Filipino workers aboard the virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan are appealing for their loved ones to be repatriated immediately on Saturday. They met with the employer, Magsaysay Maritime Corporation, in Manila to discuss the health status of the workers as well as repatriation and quarantine procedures. A 14-day quarantine is expected to start for the more than 1,000 crew still on board. AND SOUNDBITESN°1P74Q8

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