Two elderly Diamond Princess cruise ship passengers infected with coronavirus have died

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The quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess is anchored at the Yokohama Port in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

According to Japan’s NHK News, an 87-year-old man and an 84-year-old woman from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have died. Both were infected with COVID-19. They are so far the only passengers who have died.

The NHK report can be read in Japanese here.

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