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× COVID-19 survivor: ‘I prayed, exercised and played guitar’

On the morning of Feb. 4, Riki Gonzales, 58, was preparing to disembark from the Diamond Princess, a luxury cruise ship he had been working on as a musician. Suddenly the captain announced that nobody was allowed to leave because an 80-year-old passenger had tested positive for the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The ship, which had docked in Yokohama, Japan, was carrying 2,670 passengers and…