COVID-19: Nearly 1,000 New Cases Detected; 361 Patients Recovered

Cambodia recorded 938 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) this morning; bringing the tally to 16,299, of which 15,744 are related to the Feb. 20 Community Event.

A press release of the Ministry of Health shows that the new cases – all linked to the Feb. 20 incident – were detected in 12 provinces and capital. Of them, 608 are in Phnom Penh capital, 175 in Kandal province, 77 in Preah Sihanouk province, 51 in Banteay Meanchey province, and the rest in the provinces of Kampong Speu, Takeo, Kampong Cham, Thbong Khmum, Svay Rieng, Pursat, Battambang, and Siem Reap.

Meanwhile, 361 more patients have been allowed to be discharged after being tested negative for COVID-19 twice consecutively. They are all community cases in Phnom Penh capital (350), and the provinces of Banteay Meanchey (8), Prey Veng (2), and Siem Reap (1).

The total number of recovered cases in Cambodia reached now 5,791, with 107 fatal cases (1 new death) registered, while the active cases remain at 10,394.

 

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press