[ ' . J PASSENGERS TO BE QUARANTINED (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) WELLINGTON, Friday. Some passengers by the Corinthlc, due here on Monday afternoon, will spend probably from three to four weeks in quarantine on Soamea Island. There are 22 cases of measles and five cases of scarlet fever on board. The Health Department will endeavour to make provision on shore for those persons suffering from measles, and the scarlet fever cases will go to the hospital. In the case of those who have come into contact with the persons suffering from the diseases named they will certainly spend Borne time on Soames Island, and if the steps now being taken to accommodate the measles cases on shore are not completed they will go to Soames Island also. There is plenty of room on the island, accommodation being available for over 300 persons. Tbe Health Department states that the working of the ship will not be inter- , fered with.
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