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The Japanese government gave 2,000 iPhones to passengers stuck on a cruise ship where nearly 200 coronavirus cases have been confirmed

1 month 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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