COVID-19 has claimed another life in Cambodia; the death toll thus increased to 21, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health made public this morning.
The new victim is a Chinese national of 42 years old living in Prince Tower Apartment located in Sangkat Veal Vong, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh, said the source, adding that he was tested positive for the deadly virus on Mar. 27 and was admitted to the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital on the same day.
He passed away on April 4, at 22:00, due to severe acute respiratory crisis and severe pneumonia infected by COVID-19, after an unsuccessful all-out effort to save him, underlined the press release.
The Ministry of Health expressed its deepest sorrow and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.
The new death case is the third foreigner who died of COVID-19 in Cambodia, after a 48-year-old Korean man in Phnom Penh and a 43-year-old Chinese man in Koh Thom district, Kandal province.
The first coronavirus-related death in the Kingdom was reported on Mar. 11, 2021.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press