The Ministry of Health this morning announced to detect a new imported case of the novel coronavirus, bringing thus the total confirmed cases in the Kingdom to 226.
According to the ministry’s press release, the new case is a 32-year-old Indian national who arrived in Phnom Penh on July 26. He has been admitted to Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital.
The other 89 multinational passengers on the same flight have been put under 14-day quarantine.
The total 226 confirmed cases include 147 Cambodians, 40 French, 13 Malaysians, 7 Indonesians, 5 British, 4 Americans, 3 Chinese, 3 Vietnamese, 2 Canadians, 1 Belgian, and 1 Indian. Of them, 147 or 65.04 percent have been cured.
Since the first case detected in Preah Sihanouk province in late January, the COVID-19 pandemic has so far hit 13 provinces and capital of Cambodia.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press