Uruguay evacuates 112 Australians, New Zealanders from cruise ship

Uruguay evacuates 112 Australians, New Zealanders from cruise ship

Uruguay has evacuated 112 Australians and New Zealanders from a cruise ship that has been anchored off the country’s coast since March 27. More than half of the ship’s passengers and crew have been infected with the new coronavirus. Officials say the evacuees will be flown to Australia on Saturday. The evacuees will be repatriated using a humanitarian corridor with biosecurity measures.

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