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Coronavirus and cruises: Holland America ship Westerdam arrives in Cambodia

Cambodia came to the rescue of passengers aboard Holland America’s MS Westerdam on Wednesday, granting the ship permission to disembark at Sihanoukville on Thursday. 

“All approvals have been received and we are extremely grateful to the Cambodian authorities for their support,” the line said in a release provided by public relations director Erik Elvejord to USA TODAY. 

Late Wednesday, early Thursday local time, the Westerdam arrived in Cambodia and local officials boarded the ship, according to Holland America.

Follow the story at: https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/cruises/2020/02/12/coronavirus-and-cruises-cambodia-allows-holland-america-ship-dock/4728403002/

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