26 New Locally-transmitted Cases of COVID-19 Reported

AKP Phnom Penh,Twenty-six (26) new positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), related to the Feb. 20 Community Event – the 3rd cluster infections in Cambodia, were recorded this morning.

According to the Ministry of Health’s press release, the new locally-transmitted cases include 22 Chinese, 3 Vietnamese, and a Cambodian aged between 20 and 56 years old in Phnom Penh capital and Preah Sihanouk province.

At the same time, the ministry corrected that a 19-year-old Cambodian case reported yesterday was not positive, at the reconfirmation of the Institute Pasteur of Cambodia; therefore, the tally increased to 766.

There is no new recovered case of COVID-19 this morning; the total cured patients remain at 477 with no fatal case.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press