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Tanker vessel quarantined after coronavirus outbreak on board

More than half of the crew aboard tanker vessel Minerva Oceania have tested positive for covid-19. The ship has now been quarantined in the Port of Antwerp until Saturday.

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A tanker vessel is under quarantine in the port of Antwerp after an outbreak of coronavirus among the ship's crew.

15 out of 26 seafarers aboard Minerva Oceania have tested positive for covid-19, and the ship is under quarantine until July 4 at the earliest.

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