The total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cambodia jumped to 51,384 this morning after 999 new infections were detected.
According to a press release of the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 132 are imported and the rest are locally transmitted cases linked to the Feb. 20 outbreak.
At the same time, the ministry reported 715 new recoveries; bringing the total cured cases in the Kingdom to 44,858.
Besides, the COVID-19 pandemic killed 26 more people; the death toll thus stood at 628.
The first COVID-19 case was reported 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