Coronavirus updates: Amazon pulls out of Barcelona conference, 14 Americans test positive on cruise ship

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Total confirmed cases: 37,592

Total deaths: At least 813

Fourteen Americans, including a woman from Oregon, that were on the Diamond Princess cruise have tested positive for coronavirus.

Princess Cruises said in a statement that guests on Diamond Princess will receive refunds for their fares and will not be charged for incidental expenses incurred while on the ship. The company also said that it is giving the guests a future cruise credit equal to the fare for this trip.

The Carnival-owned company on Tuesday put the 3,700 passengers and crew members on the ship in quarantine when it reached Japan. The move was required by the Japanese ministry of health.

Source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/09/coronavirus-live-updates-china-pledges-10-billion-to-fight-outbreak.html

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