Number of coronavirus cases on cruise ship rises to 634: Ministry

With the new case registered on Monday, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UAE is now eight. (Supplied)

Another 13 people on board a cruise ship that was quarantined off the coast of Japan have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, the country’s health ministry said on Thursday.

Confirmation of the new cases, from 52 additional test results, brought the total number of infections diagnosed on board the Diamond Princess so far to 634, the ministry said in a statement.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:05 - GMT 07:05