Cruise Goers to Be Tested for Virus After One Tests Positive in Malaysia

Nearly 1,000 people remaining aboard a cruise ship docked in Sihanoukville will be tested for the novel coronavirus, after more than 1,200 disembarked last week, including a woman who tested positive for the virus in Malaysia, an official said.

Some 233 passengers and 747 crew members remained on board the Holland America Line’s Westerdam, Kheang Phearum, spokesman for the Preah Sihanouk provincial hall, said on Monday.

“The remaining passenger[s] and crew member[s] will be tested for novel coronavirus,” or Sars-CoV-2, beginning on Tuesday, Phearum said in a message.

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