May 15, 2021

COVID-19: Cambodia Records Lowest Daily Cases in a Week

AKP Phnom Penh, Cambodia this morning registered 388 new infections of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the lowest cases this week; the tally stood at 13,790, according to the Ministry of Health’s press release.

The new cases include a 29-year-old Cambodian migrant worker returning from Thailand on April 29, and 387 community cases connected to the Feb. 20 incident.

Phnom Penh capital remains at the lead with the detection of 331 new cases, followed by the province of Banteay Meanchey (35), Prey Veng (8), Kandal (4), Kampong Speu (3), Kampong Cham and Takeo (2 each), and Svay Rieng and Siem Reap (1 each).

Meanwhile, 48 more patients have successfully recovered from COVID-19. They are all community cases. Most of them are in Preah Sihanouk province, and the rest in the capital of Phnom Penh and the provinces of Siem Reap, Svay Rieng, Kampong Chhnang, Kandal, Koh Kong, and Kampot. They have been allowed to be discharged after being tested negative twice consecutively.

The total number of cured cases in Cambodia thus rose to 5,200, with 96 fatal cases (3 new deaths).

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press