A total of 277 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Cambodia this morning; the tally increased to 4,515, the Ministry of Health said in a press release.
The new cases are all linked to the Feb. 20 Community Event, underlined the same source, adding that 204 of which were detected in Phnom Penh capital, 43 in Svay Rieng province, 23 in Kandal province, 3 in Pursat province, 2 in Prey Veng province, and 1 each in Takeo and Preah Sihanouk provinces.
The new cases include 267 Cambodians, 9 Chinese, and 1 Vietnamese, the press release pointed out.
Meanwhile, the ministry recorded 60 more recovered patients and a new death case. The total cured cases thus rose to 2,212 with 30 deaths.
The newly recovered cases are a Cambodian passenger of 31 years old from Japan via South Korea, and 59 community cases – 46 Cambodians, 11 Chinese, 1 Vietnamese, and 1 Indonesian in Phnom Penh capital and the provinces of Kandal and Preah Sihanouk. They have been allowed to be discharged after being tested negative twice consecutively.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press