A total of 138 Indians, including 132 crew and 6 passengers, were among the 3,711 people on board the quarantined ship that arrived at the Japanese coast earlier this month.
His son, Spencer Fehrenbacher, is one of hundreds of people who have been stuck on the ship in Japan for more than a week, quarantined over an outbreak of the new corona virus, now known as COVID-19.
The embassy has contacted all three Indian nationals who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are now receiving treatment at medical facilities.
Everyone will get a checkup before being allowed on the chartered flight, and those who show symptoms of sickness will not be permitted to board the plane, the embassy said.
"In light of the extraordinary circumstances facing our citizens on the Diamond Princess, we are taking action to return Canadians home from Japan, while ensuring that appropriate measures are in place to prevent and limit the spread of the novel coronavirus", Foreign affairs minister François-Phillippe Champagne said in a Global Affairs press release.
Accordingly, you will need to undergo further quarantine of 14 days when you arrive in the United States.
Japan's government has begun allowing elderly passengers on the ship with poor health to leave and finish their quarantine on land.
A total of 3,711 passengers and crew are aboard the vessel, and so far, 218 people have tested positive for the virus. There are more than 400 US citizens on board.
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"I am pleased to report that everyone quarantined at CFB Trenton is healthy with no symptoms of novel coronavirus infections", Tam said.
A relative of Israeli passengers on a quarantined cruise ship said Saturday that the expected release of American passengers shows that the isolation of passengers on the boat is "ineffective and unsafe".
The United States will evacuate Americans from the cruise ship that has been quarantined for more than a week in Japan due to coronavirus infections on board, the United States Embassy in Tokyo told Americans aboard the ship on Saturday.
Beijing/Wuhan: Top WHO experts are set to arrive in Beijing this weekend to assist China to contain the coronavirus outbreak as the death toll climbed to 1,523 in China and France reported the first fatality outside Asia, fuelling concerns about the epidemic. About 40 people in Japan now have the virus, with local authorities in the western prefecture of Wakayama announcing three more on Saturday.
It's the biggest concentration of confirmed cases outside of mainland China, the World Health Organization has said.
"Incredibly disappointed that the U.S. Government has chose to throw a monkey wrench into the quarantine we have maintained here on board the Diamond Princess", tweeted Matt Smith, an American lawyer.
It is not clear how many more Australians - if any - have now tested positive.
Rose Yerex, a Canadian who along with her husband has struck a decidedly positive tone throughout the quarantine, could not hold back her anger on Saturday.