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Second Utah resident on cruise ship infected with coronavirus

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - FEBRUARY 10: Emergency workers in protective clothing exit the Diamond Princess cruise ship at Daikoku Pier where it is being resupplied and newly diagnosed coronavirus cases taken for treatment as it remains in quarantine after a number of the 3,700 people on board were diagnosed with coronavirus, on February 10, 2020 in Yokohama, Japan. A Utah man has confirmed a second person from the state quarantined on a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, Japan tested positive for coronavirus. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY (KSL-TV) — A Utah man has confirmed a second person from the state quarantined on a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, Japan tested positive for the deadly coronavirus that originated in China.

KSL-TV reported that Mark Jorgensen recorded a Facebook Live video saying his wife Jerri was infected with the coronavirus. The video was recorded Friday in Utah, which is also Saturday in Japan.

The first person from Utah to be diagnosed with the coronavirus is John Haering, who was taken off the ship about 24 hours before Jorgensen, the news station reported. Both couples are reportedly aboard the Diamond Princess.