The coronavirus fears on an Italian cruise ship subsided as the initial tests of a woman, who earlier showed symptoms of the virus, came back negative, according to media reports on Thursday. 

Owned by Italian Costa Crociere company, the ship, carrying around 6,000 passengers, docked at Italy’s western city of Civitavecchia after one of the passengers fell ill with a high fever, according to Italy’s ANSA news agency

The couple from Hong Kong “were tested by experts from Rome’s Spallanzani Hospital, which specializes in infectious diseases and viruses,” the news agency said.

The woman, who is also suffering from respiratory

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