COVID-19: Daily Cases Reach Over 800; Tally 47,649

There are 839 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia this morning; the tally thus rose to 47,649.

According to a press release of the Ministry of Health, among the new infections, 76 are imported and the rest are locally transmitted cases connected to the Feb. 20 outbreak.

At the same time, Cambodia recorded 718 new recoveries; the total recovered cases reached 42,157.

Besides, COVID-19 pandemic killed 17 more people; the death toll now jumped to 540.

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: Agency Kampuchea Press