COVID-19: 658 New Cases; 248 Imported

A total of 658 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Cambodia this morning, of which 248 were imported, pointed out the Ministry of Health in a press release.

The tally thus jumped to 77,243, including 10,537 imported cases, the same source continued.

Besides, it added, 798 more patients have recovered and 22 others have lost their lives due to the pandemic; bringing the total cured and death cases to 69,996 and 1,397, 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 community outbreak.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press