After sailing the Diamond Princess cruise ship, two East Tennessee residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. Jeanie Hopland, of Elizabethon, Tennessee was taken to a Tokyo hospital after initially being quarantined aboard the ship with her husband.
In addition, a Chattanooga couple are also back in the U.S. after being quarantined on the cruise line. A Blount County man, was among the 14 American evacuees who were flown from Japan to a quarantine center in Omaha, Nebraska.
The Diamond Princess remains at dock in Yokohama, Japan. As of Tuesday morning, 542 people tested positive for the coronavirus.
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