The Japanese Ministry of Well being, Labour, and Welfare and LINE are offering 2,000 iPhones to passengers aboard the Diamond Princess.
The ship and its 3,700 passengers have been quarantined off the Port of Yokohama after passengers fell sick with the coronavirus.
Wikipedia stories on the worsening state of affairs:
On 7 February, the overall variety of folks on board with confirmed COVID-19 infections grew to 61. One other three circumstances have been detected on eight February, bringing the overall to 64. Six circumstances have been detected on 9 February, whereas one other 65 have been detected on 10 February, bringing the overall to 135. On 11 February, 39 extra folks examined optimistic for COVID-19, together with the case of 1 quarantine officer, bringing the overall to 174. Passengers with confirmed circumstances have been reported to be taken ashore for therapy. On 13 February, 44 extra folks examined optimistic for COVID-19, bringing the overall to 218. On 15 February, 67 extra folks have been reported to be contaminated, bringing the overall to 285.
LINE CSMO Masuda Jun introduced on Twitter that passengers might be supplied with an iPhone to speak with medical doctors.
This time, we have now offered 2,000 iPhones with LINE to passengers on #Diamond Princess below the cooperation of the Ministry of Well being, Labor and Welfare, SB and LINE. Offering data to passengers through LINE, and in addition enabling on-line session with psychological counselors and medical doctors
You may see the package deal being offered to passengers within the images beneath.