COVID-19: Tally Rises to 136,314 with 6 New Infections

Cambodia’s COVID-19 tally rose to 136,314 after 6 more cases have been confirmed positive for the pandemic, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health issued this morning.

The new infections are all of Omicron variant transmitted locally, the same source pointed out, adding that of the tally, 133,206 have recovered and 3,056 have passed away.

The Kingdom began to register new cases of COVID-19 since June 29, 2022 after 52 days of zero infection.

At a get-together here yesterday with the Cambodian delegation for the 11th ASEAN Para Games in Indonesia, Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen reaffirmed that Cambodia had no plan to impose COVID-19 lockdowns thanks to the country’s high vaccination rate, but urged his compatriots to get the booster doses against the pandemic.

The first COVID-19 case was reported in Cambodia in late January 2020 in Preah Sihanouk province.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press