• The Japanese government gave 2,000 iPhones to passengers stuck on a cruise ship where more than 100 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Japanese government gave 2,000 iPhones to passengers stuck aboard a Diamond Princess cruise ship where nearly 200 coronavirus cases have been confirmed, according to 9to5Mac and earlier reported by Macotakara .
    The phones were reportedly given out so passengers could download an app where they can request medication and talk with doctors.
    Without the phones, people may not have been able to download the app if their own devices were registered to app stores via countries outside of Japan.
    Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories .
    The Japanese government has found a novel way...
    Read more ...

     

  • Quarantined cruise passengers given Valentine's Day gifts amid coronavirus outbreak

    Quarantined cruise passengers given Valentine's Day gifts amid coronavirus outbreak

    7 monthes ago - By New York Post

    The Diamond Princess passenger who tweeted out food reviews aboard the ship quarantined for the deadly coronavirus outbreak is at it again - this time for Valentine's Day. American passenger Matthew Smith - who has surprisingly maintained his positive attitude while stuck for 10 days on the cruise ship off the coast of Japan -...
    Read more ...

     

  • Valentine's Day on the coronavirus-struck Diamond Princess cruise ship involved gifts of iPhones, chocolate, and roses - with masked dancing below-deck

    Valentine's Day on the coronavirus-struck Diamond Princess cruise ship involved gifts of iPhones, chocolate, and roses - with masked dancing below-deck

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Passengers aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship have been under quarantine since February 4. They only get to go out and stroll around outside for about an hour, if that, and they are cleaning their own rooms.
    On Valentine's Day, there was dancing below-deck in the kitchen, and all rooms were distributed with an iPhone for medical support from the Japanese government.
    The first group of healthy people was also allowed to leave the ship. 11 elderly passengers have opted to serve the rest of their quarantine on dry land, but approximately 3,500 others are still on board.
    Visit Business...
    Read more ...