Callander’s Trudy and Steve Clement are among the over 200 frustrated Canadians waiting for information on when they will be heading home, after spending nearly two weeks aboard a quarantined cruise ship docked in Yokohama, Japan.

The ship, Diamond Princess, has been quarantined since February 3 after some passengers tested positive for the coronavirus. Ninety-nine new cases on the ship have been diagnosed in the past day.

As of Sunday, the number of positive cases climbed to 355. Roughly 37-hundred passengers and crew were on board the ship and 240 Canadians are still waiting to learn when the government will fly them home.

The Government of Canada announced late Saturday night that it has chartered a plane to repatriate Canadians on board the Diamond Princess.

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