More Than 700 Westerdam Passengers Test Negative For Coronavirus

Westerdam’s owner, Holland American Line, said it would organize flights for those cleared to leave the country.

Cambodian officials confirmed Wednesday that more than 700 passengers from the Westerdam cruise ship that docked in Sihanoukville last week had tested negative for COVID-19.

Additionally, 233 passengers aboard the ship were allowed to travel Wednesday to Phnom Penh, officials said.

Health Ministry spokesperson Or Vandine confirmed that 781 passengers did not have COVID-19, as of 8 am Wednesday. Separately, the Transportation Ministry confirmed that 233 passengers aboard the Westerdam were bused to Phnom Penh after testing negative.

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