622 people infected with COVID-19 on Ruby Princess cruise ship
622 people infected with COVID-19 on Ruby Princess cruise ship in Australia
A total of 622 passengers and crew of the Ruby Princess cruise ship that docked in Sydney have been confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 as of Sunday, and 10 have died, according to New South Wales police.
Ruby Princess arrived in Sydney on March 19 with 2,700 tourists and 1,100 crew members on board. The local health authorities found COVID-19 among the 2,700 passengers who were allowed to disembark without being tested.
Police said they have opened a criminal investigation into the incident.