October 19, 2021

COVID-19: Daily New Cases Drops to 181 with 40 Recovered Cases

The number of daily new infections in Cambodia saw a decline to 181, from 277 yesterday; bringing the tally to 4,696, according to the Ministry of Health’s press release issued this morning.
The new cases include 2 Cambodian passengers who arrived in Cambodia on Mar. 30 from the U.S. and India via South Korea, 1 Cambodian migrant worker returning from Thailand on April 11, and 178 locally transmitted cases.
The 178 community cases – 175 Cambodians, 1 Vietnamese, 1 French, and 1 Indonesian – are all linked to the Feb. 20 Community Event. Phnom Penh capital took the lead with 140 new cases, followed by the provinces of Svay Rieng 14, Preah Sihanouk 8, Prey Veng 6, Siem Reap 4, Kandal 3, and Kratie, Preah Vihear and Takeo 1 each.
At the same time, 40 more COVID-19 patients have recovered, of them there are 36 Cambodians and 4 Chinese in Phnom Penh and the provinces of Kandal and Siem Reap. They have been allowed to be discharged after being tested negative twice consecutively. The total number of cured cases in Cambodia thus stood at 2,252.
Besides, the Kingdom registered three more coronavirus-related deaths who are all Cambodians aged 57, 59 and 79 years old in Phnom Penh. The death toll reached now 33.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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