A flight carrying 19 Taiwanese citizens arrived in Taipei from Tokyo Friday night, Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare said in a statement.
The group, who had been on the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined in Yokohama since early February, will be sent to an isolation ward for 14 days.
Two additional cases of novel coronavirus were confirmed in Taiwan on Saturday, bringing the total on the island to 26, according to the ministry.
Cruise disembarking: On Friday, 253 people who tested negative for coronavirus disembarked from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, according to the news release from the Japanese Ministry of Health. Disembarkation was expected to continue into Saturday.