The cruise ship of the German shipping company Phoenix, this has been fixed in the Corona-crisis on the West coast of Australia, is causing concern to the local authorities are increasingly. The head of the government of the state of Western Australia, Mark McGowan, said on Wednesday that he would not see that the “Artania” attracting other ships, just because you are allowed to create in the port of Fremantle. She had to quickly drive back to Germany, he said at a press conference. “I have instructed the Australian border protection, to bring the ship on the way”.

At the same time, McGowan called on the Australian government to help. According to the port authority the ship is supposed to drop on Friday. The Crew of the “Artania” asked according to the Australian authorities to postpone for a further two weeks, among other things, for a thorough cleaning of the ship. A confirmation of this it was initially. dpa/-/Phoenix Reisen/Reuters The cruise ship the “MS Artania” (undated).

the ship of the Bonn-based shipping company in Phoenix had created last week, with dozens of Coronavirus-Infected on Board in Fremantle, South of Perth. 844 healthy passengers and crew members had been flown on Sunday to Germany.

41 with the Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 infected travellers and crew members are currently in Australian hospitals and are being treated for the lung disease Covid-19. Some were in a critical condition, it said. A further 16 people, the life partners of Infected family members or caregivers – also remained in the country.

On Board of the “Artania” will be according to the authorities, now no more passengers, only 479 of the crew members. But McGowan said on Wednesday, a dozen passengers were still on Board. These were too weak or did not feel well enough for a return flight.

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