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Brit couple tests positive for stiff upper lip on coronavirus ship

‘We paid for a cruise, and by golly, that’s what we’re getting’

Nicola Smith and James Rothwell

As stiff upper lips go, it might not quite rank alongside the captain of the Titanic, but for David and Sally Abel, there was only one thing to do when their cruise ship was quarantined for coronavirus: keep calm and carry on.

David, who is stranded on board the Diamond Princess in Japan, joked in a video posted online that “we paid for a cruise, and by golly, that’s what we're getting”.

The Diamond Princess is anchored at Yokohama after 10 passengers tested positive for coronavirus, with the 3,700 people aboard told to return to their cabins and remain there for 14 days...

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