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Coronavirus-hit US cruise ship to dock into Oakland: Report

A US cruise boat stranded by a coronavirus outbreak off the coast of San Francisco will dock in Oakland passenger on board the vessel and US media reports said Saturday.

“We’re docking at Oakland tomorrow (Sunday),” Grand Princess passenger Carolyn Wright told AFP. “We will arrive sometime in the afternoon. It will take a few days to disembark.”

California Governor Gavin Newsom had given the vessel permission to dock, the San Jose-based Mercury News reported, citing remarks by Oakland Councilman Larry Reid.