Corona Virus : Air India evacuates 119 Indians stranded onboard Diamond Princess

Air India has evacuated 119 Indians stranded on board Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan coast due to novel Coronavirus.

An Air India flight carrying 119 Indians and five foreign nationals from Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Africa and Peru landed at Delhi Airport from Tokyo this morning.

In a tweet, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar thanked Japanese authorities to help evacuate the stranded people. All passengers were under quarantine onboard the cruise ship due to COVID-19. 

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