COVID-19: New Cases Jump to 822; Tally 107,441

Daily new infections of COVID-19 in Cambodia saw a remarkable rise to 822 this morning; bringing the tally to 107,441, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release.

Of the new infections, it added, 106 were imported and the rest were linked to the Feb. 20 community outbreak.

At the same time, the COVID-19 pandemic claimed 21 more lives, but 494 more patients have successfully been cured; the total death and recovered cases in the Kingdom therefore stood at to 2,197 and 99,628, respectively.

The first COVID-19 case was detected 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