An Elderly COVID-19 Patient Passed Away; Death Toll 9

AKP Phnom Penh, Cambodia today registered another fatal case due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); bringing the death toll to 9.

According to a press release of the Ministry of Health made public this evening, the new victim is 72 years old living Khan Russey Keo, Phnom Penh. She was admitted to the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital today, before noon. She passed away at 13:44 because of severe acute respiratory crisis caused by COVID-19.

The Ministry of Health expressed its deepest sorrow and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.

Threat of COVID-19 is recurring in Cambodia following the outbreak of community transmission called Feb. 20 Community Event.

Cambodia’s tally of COVID-19 was recorded at 2,147, of which 1,622 are connected to the Feb. 20 incident. A total of 1.132 patients have so far recovered successfully.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press