Health officials in protective gear transfer infected Diamond Princess passengers to ambulances. Source: KYDPL KYODO At least 10 passengers on a cruise ship that Japan quarantined have tested positive for the new coronavirus as China confirms more than 24,000 are now infected in mainland China. Two Australian holidaymakers are among the 10 people who have tested positive for coronavirus on board a Japanese cruise ship now quarantined in the Japanese port of Yokohama. Earlier, Japanese health authorities confirmed the positive results onboard the Diamond Princess after a former passenger was diagnosed with the illness in Hong Kong. The 80-year-old man flew to Japan and boarded the Diamond Princess, run by Carnival Japan, in Yokohama on 20 January and disembarked in Hong Kong on 25 January, the company said. A handout photo from the Diamond Princess cruise ship that has been quarantined in Japan. Japan has quarantined the vessel carrying […]