2527938 Coronavirus: 'Pariah' cruise ship dismissed, the five ports, docks, finally
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A Cruise Ship that was stranded at sea because the ports were concerned that the Passengers on corona virus, allowed to have been the dock in Cambodia.
The MS had been Westerdam, turned away from the five places in Asia in the last few days.
Another Cruise Ship in quarantine in Japan, has More Than 200 infections, But the Westerdam, with More Than 2,000 crew and Passengers , has no.
Until Tuesday, The Cruise liner trying to dock in Bangkok, But was denied permission.
A Thai Navy ship accompanied, from The Gulf of Thailand, from where they set course for Cambodia.
On Thursday morning, The Ship finally at an anchor point in the port city of Sihanoukville.
"This Morning , the only country to see was such an incredible moment," passenger Angela Jones from the United States told Reuters. "I thought: is this real?"
The Westerdam, the US-based Holland-America line, left Hong Kong on 1. February 1,455 Passengers and 802 crew members on Board.
The Cruise had a duration of Two Weeks and with 14 days to run, the worries about fuel and food.
and Thailand, it was moving away from Taiwan, Guam, the Philippines and Japan.
"We had so many Moments of near - we thought we would be told to go home, only to be dismissed," Ms Jones.
The Ship 's captain Vincent Smit said, The Ship would have to anchor outside of Sihanoukville to allow authorities to run health checks on Board. Passengers will have to kill had time to, and the uncertainty
the Passengers will then be able to leave The Ship and return to their native countries from the country's capital, Phnom Penh .
The U.S. Embassy in Cambodia, said it had sent a team to the support of the citizens with the planning of your trip.
Cambodia is to welcome the decision, the Ms Westerdam has been praised by The Chief of The World health organization (WHO).
It was "an example of international solidarity, we have always demanded", the Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus said.
There are regular health checks for all the Passengers aboard the Westerdam were, and no cases have been so far.
The Ship in Japan, in quarantine in the port of Yokohama, currently has More Than 200 confirmed cases - the Diamond Princess is the largest coronavirus cluster outside of China.
Not all of the Passengers were tested, and The Number of cases may rise further. A further 44 were added to the recording on Thursday.
the Japanese Minister of health, Katsunobu Kato said that older Passengers tested negative for The Virus , it would be left to play on Friday, Five Days before the scheduled end of the quarantine.
About 80% of The Ship Passengers over the age of 60 or more. Japanese media reported that 215 Passengers in their 80s, and 11 are in their 90s.
Another Cruise Ship was quarantined for several days from Hong Kong , because a previous guest had been diagnosed with The Virus .
All the Passengers have now been allowed.
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