Sunday 05 April 2020

More Dutch passengers from the coronavirus cruise ship are back in NL

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The last of the Dutch passengers from the cruise ship Westerdam which is berthed in Cambodia because of the coronavirus scare have arrived back at Schiphol airport, the Dutch foreign office has confirmed.

All 39 have been tested for the virus and no-one is infected, the foreign office said. They will all be monitored for the next two weeks but do not have to go into quarantine.

An 83-year-old American woman who was on the cruise had tested positive for the virus, halting the evacuation of the ship although most passengers had disembarked before the woman was diagnosed.

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