The Diamond Princess cruise ship stuck in Japan has recorded 70 more cases of Covid-19, as China’s death toll edges past 1,660. Franck Robichon-EPA

An additional 88 people have tested positive for coronavirus on a quarantined cruise ship off the Japan coast, the health ministry said Tuesday.


The new cases came from a total of 681 fresh results, the ministry said, taking the total number of positive cases on the Diamond Princess to 542.

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