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The Japanese government gave 2,000 iPhones to passengers stuck on a cruise ship where more than 100 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed

14 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Japanese government gave 2,000 iPhones to passengers stuck aboard a Diamond Princess cruise ship where nearly 200 coronavirus cases have been confirmed, according to 9to5Mac and earlier reported by Macotakara .
The phones were reportedly given out so passengers could download an app where they can request medication and talk with doctors.
Without the phones, people may not have been able to download the app if their own devices were registered to app stores via countries outside of Japan.
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2,000 iPhones have been given to people stuck on a cruise ship near Japan

2,000 iPhones have been given to people stuck on a cruise ship near Japan

14 days ago   |   By iMore

What you need to know
The Diamond Princess cruise ship is being kept at sea.
A confirmed case of coronavirus was found.
2,000 iPhones have been handed out to those on the ship.
They're being used to allow access to doctors.
There's currently a Princess cruise ship in the ocean near Japan and it's being kept there after a case of coronavirus was confirmed. According to a new Macotakara report officials have handed out 2,000 iPhones to those stuck on the ship.
But those iPhones haven't been handed out so passengers can pass the time by playing the latest Apple Arcade hit. Instead, all...
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