It was expected that passengers on Board the “Grand Princess”, a cruise ship that became stranded during the weekend in California and standing in the dock at the port of Auckland needs to speed up the process of landing on Tuesday.
They will meet workers in protective gear who were preparing large-scale quarantine operation for up to 21 people infected with the coronavirus, as well as thousands of other passengers. The crew will remain on Board and the ship will go back into the sea through the 14-day quarantine.
Flash the ship was only one of many fronts in the struggle to slow the spread of the virus in the United States.
Schools were closed, major universities have canceled individual classes and companies across the country have asked employees to work from home.
Known cases of coronavirus in the United States increased to more than 950.
On Tuesday, the school system is Fulton County, which encompasses the suburbs of Atlanta, became the largest school district United States, which closed after the employee was tested positive for the virus. Schools in Snohomish County, near the center of the crisis in Washington also were closed after the Department of transport gave a positive result.
Harvard and Ohio joined the growing list of universities and colleges, which decided to suspend full-time employment, including new York University, University of California, Berkeley, University of Washington, Stanford, Columbia, Princeton and rice. Amherst College, a private school of the Humanities in Massachusetts, has taken precautions even more by ordering all students to leave the campus next week unless they receive special permission to stay.