COVID-19: Some 500 Cases Discharged, but 600 New Cases Registered

Five hundred and two (502) more people have been allowed to be discharged after having successfully recovered from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Health announced in a press release issued this morning.

The total recovered cases in Cambodia now stood at 20,900, the same source added.

Meanwhile, 599 new cases of COVID-19 were reported, of which 25 were imported and the rest were community cases linked to the Feb. 20 incident, it underlined, continuing that the tally jumped to 28,237.

Besides, the total number of fatal cases rose to 196 with two new deaths recorded, the press release said.

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

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press