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Panama to allow coronavirus-hit cruiseliner through canal

29 March 2020 13:21

PANAMA CITY. KAZINFORM Panama's health authorities announced on Saturday that they had authorized the Zaandam cruise liner, aboard which four adults died and two passengers tested positive for COVID-19, to pass through the Panama Canal.

A day earlier, Panama's health ministry had denied the ship – which was sailing in the Pacific Ocean with 1,243 passengers and 586 crew members aboard – passage through the canal on health grounds, EFE-EPA reports.

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