Crew members who had tested negative for COVID-19 began disembarking the Costa Atlantica cruise ship docked in the Japanese port of Nagasaki on Sunday.
Footage from the vessel shows people leaving the vessel in the port area, where medical truck and buses can be seen.
44 Indonesian nationals will reportedly be the first to be sent home.
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Costa Atlantica which had no passengers on board was diverted to Nagasaki for repairs.
The Nagasaki regional government has not yet disclosed the when those who have tested positive will be allowed to disembark.