Two more new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been detected in Cambodia, bringing the total number to 141, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release made public this morning.
The new cases were found on a 23-year-old Cambodian man living in Kroch Chmar district, Thbong Khmum province and a 15-year-old Cambodian boy living in Deum Mean commune, Kandal province. They both returned from Malaysia on a direct flight and arrived in Phnom Penh on June 26. They are now hospitalised at Chak Angre Krom Health Centre in the capital.
The other passengers on the same flight tested negative have been put under 14 self-quarantine.
The total 141 confirmed cases in the Kingdom include 69 Cambodians, 40 French, 13 Malaysians, 5 British, 3 Chinese, 3 Vietnamese, 2 Americans, 3 Indonesians, 2 Canadians, and one Belgian. Most of them are imported cases. Of the total patients, 129 or 91.49 percent have been cured successfully.
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