Passengers on board the Japanese Diamond Princess cruise ship have been met with major relief after the Foreign and Commonwealth Office announced they are ”working to organise” a flight back to the UK.
More than 70 UK nationals stuck onboard a Japan cruise ship infected by the Coronavirus will be evacuated.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office confirmed this morning that it is “working to organise” a flight back to the UK for British nationals.
A Number 10 spokesman announced that Brits currently quarantined on board the Diamond Princess, were being contacted about the possibility of a repatriation flight in a statement yesterday.
The news comes after a British citizen trapped onboard the vessel spoke out, saying they felt ‘forgotten’ by the UK Government.
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