People on a remote tropical island violently protested a sister cruise ship to the Diamond Princess stopping there, despite no known coronavirus cases on board

French police officers face demonstrators in Le Port on March 1, 2020, as people protest against the arrival of the passengers of the Sun Princess cruise ship on the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion without having their temperature checked. (Photo by Richard BOUHET / AFP) (Photo by RICHARD BOUHET/AFP via Getty Images)

  • Thirty people on a remote tropical island off east Africa violently tried to stop cruise-ship passengers reaching the mainland on Sunday out of fear that they could be carrying the coronavirus.
  • The Sun Princess docked at the French territory of Réunion Island on Sunday. There are no coronavirus cases on board.
  • Nonetheless, residents pelted buses carrying passengers into town with stones and bottles, and police responded with tear gas, the local Imaz Press Réunion reported.
  • The cruise liner is operated by Diamond Cruises, the firm that operates the Diamond Princess, which was quarantined off Japan in February and where 700 people read more >>>

    Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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