August 18, 2022

COVID-19: Only 174 New Cases Reported

Cambodia detected only 174 new cases of COVID-19, pointed out a press release of the Ministry of Health issued today, stressing that they are PCR test results.

Of the new cases, 21 were imported and the rest were connected to the Feb. 20 community outbreak, it continued.

The COVID-19 tally in Cambodia thus increased to 113,057, including 19,049 imported cases, the same source added.

Meanwhile, the daily death cases jumped to 24, but 535 more patients have recovered; bringing the total death and cured cases in the Kingdom to 2,360 and 103,918, respectively.

The first COVID-19 case was detected in Cambodia in late January 2020 in Preah Sihanouk province. The confirmed cases have surged quickly this year due to the Feb. 20 incident.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press