August 7, 2022

COVID-19: 22 New Infections; Tally 136,477

The COVID-19 tally in Cambodia rose to 136,477 after 22 new cases were detected, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health made public this morning.

The new infections are all of locally transmitted Omicron variant, the same source pointed out.

At the same time, 11 more patients have successfully been cured; bringing the total recovered cases in the Kingdom to 133,302, while there is no new death case reported; the death toll thus remain at 3,056.

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

Recently, Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen appealed to his compatriots to increase their vigilance against the COVID-19 pandemic as the Omicron subvariants – BA.4 and BA.5 – are spreading in the country.

The Premier reaffirmed that there will be no closure of towns, schools and markets, but urged once again his fellow citizens to adhere to the health safety rules, particularly the “Three Dos, Three Don’ts” measure and to get vaccinated, both the basic and booster doses.

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

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press