The Ministry of Public Works and Transport issued an announcement today to suspend the entry of travelers through waterways to prevent the spread of the Covid-19.
Mak Sideth, Director General of the General Department of Waterway-Maritime Transport and Ports, said the ministry is currently informing all owners of passenger ships about the suspension at all waterways, including seaports and ways.
“The department has decided to suspend the entry of passengers and ships from now on until further notice,” he said. “Consequently, please be informed and adhere to the new directive.”
The decision was made following a coronavirus diagnosis of three British nationals aboard the Viking Cruise Journey in Kampong Cham province. Remaining passengers of the ship are currently placed under quarantine in a hotel in the province.