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Coronavirus: Panama to allow cruise liner Zaandam through canal

3 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Ban waived but where ship with fatal outbreak on board will be allowed to dock remains unclear Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A luxury cruise ship battling a Covid-19 outbreak would be allowed to pass through the Panama canal, the country's government confirmed, although it remained unclear where it would be allowed to dock. Four passengers have died and dozens have fallen ill on the Zaandam, which was stranded off the coast of Panama after several Latin America countries refused to let it into port.
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Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be allowed to cross the Panama Canal

Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be allowed to cross the Panama Canal

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship with two confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard, will be permitted to transit the Panama Canal, according to a statement put out by the Panama Canal Authority.
"The Panama Canal is preparing to facilitate the transit of the Zaandam through the waterway, after receiving authorization from Panama's Ministry of Health," a Panama Canal Authority spokesperson said in a March 28 statement sent to Business Insider.
On March 27, the Panama Canal Authority sent a statement to Business Insider saying that, under protocols set by Panama's Ministry of Health...
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Coronavirus-hit cruise ship allowed through Panama Canal

3 monthes ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

A coronavirus-stricken cruise ship stranded off the coast of Panama with over 200 British nationals on board will be allowed to continue its journey through the Panama Canal.
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