COVID-19: 228 New Cases Reported; Tally 113,703

Cambodia this morning detected 228 new cases of COVID-19, said the Ministry of Health in a press release, underlining that these are PCR test results.

According to source, almost all the new infections are locally transmitted cases linked to the Feb. 20 Community Event while only 3 were imported.

The national counts thus increased to 113,703, including 19,136 imported cases, it added.

Besides, it pointed out, 485 more recovered cases and 12 death cases were recorded; bringing the total recovered patients and death toll in the Kingdom to 105,350 and 2,418, respectively.

The first COVID-19 case was reported in Cambodia in late January 2020 in Preah Sihanouk province. The confirmed cases have surged quickly this year due to the Feb. 20 incident.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press