1.More than 2,500 Diamond Princess cruise ship passengers have been quarantined off the coast of Yokohoma, Japan, for over a week now. As of yesterday, the New York Times reports there have been 135 cases of coronavirus on the ship.
2.The Times says the ship has the most cases of coronavirus outside of mainland China.
3.For the first few days of quarantine, passengers were not allowed to leave their rooms at all.
4.And on the second day of quarantine, they were given thermometers to monitor and report their temperatures.
5.Everyone's anxious to get out...
6....but are also becoming accustomed to quarantine life.
7.Still, the Diamond Princess cruise staff did everything in their power to make the quarantine experience as comfortable as possible. They gave out little care packages to people with children on board.
8.Food was still delivered to the rooms, and it's apparently very good.
9.Diamond Princess says they will refund passengers the price of the cruise. They'll also expense passengers' travel costs.
10.After a few days, passengers were allowed to go on deck to get some fresh air. The Times says they can get a few minutes a day, but they have to stay six feet apart from each other.