COVID-19: 428 New Cases Reported in Cambodia This Morning

Cambodia registered 428 new cases of COVID-19 this morning; the tally rose to 90,535, said the Ministry of Health in a press release.

Among the new cases, it pointed out, 117 were imported and the rest were community cases linked to the Feb. 20 incident.

Meanwhile, there were 572 new recoveries, but 14 new deaths; bringing the total cured and death cases in the Kingdom to 86,702 and 1,835 respectively, the same source added.

In another news release this morning, the ministry announced the detection of a total of 1,325 cases of Delta variant in Cambodia so far, most of them are in Phnom Penh capital, followed by the provinces of Banteay Meanchey, Oddar Meanchey, and Siem Reap.

Only two provinces - Kep and Kratie - have not yet been affected by the fast-spreading Delta variant, it underlined.

The first COVID-19 case was detected in Cambodia in late January 2020 in Preah Sihanouk province. The confirmed cases have surged quickly this year due to the Feb. 20 community outbreak.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Press