Cambodia has detected 96 more news cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all linked to the Feb. 20 incident, the current cluster infections in Cambodia.
The Ministry of Health’s press release issued this afternoon shows that Kandal province has the highest number of daily new infections with 74 positive cases, followed by Phnom Penh capital and the provinces of Svay Rieng and Thbong Khmum.
Fifty-five (55) of them are Cambodians and the rest are Chinese (33), Vietnamese (7) and Thai (1), it pointed out, adding that the youngest one is only 8 months old while the oldest is 70 years old.
Cambodia’s tally of COVID-19 now rose to 1,968, of which 1,444 are connected to the Feb. 20 incident.
The ministry also registered 18 recovered COVID-19 patients; bringing the total cured cases in the Kingdom to 1.074.
The newly recovered patients include 8 Cambodians, 7 Chinese, and 3 Vietnamese. They are locally-transmitted cases aged between 16 to 52 years old. They all have been allowed to be discharged after being tested negative twice consecutively.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press