The Diamond Princess, the coronavirus-stricken cruise ship that was quarantined in the port of Yokohama in February, left for Malaysia on Saturday for its crew to return, the Japanese unit of Carnival Corp. said.

The ship, which was carrying 3,700 passengers and crew from 56 countries and regions, generated headlines worldwide as the government’s attempt to contain the virus courted controversy. Some 712 people aboard were ultimately found infected with COVID-19 and 13 died.

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