Five More COVID-19 Patients Recovered

AKP Phnom Penh, April 07, 2020 —

Cambodia’s Ministry of Health this morning announced that five more patients have recovered from the new coronavirus (COVID-19).

Therefore, it pointed out, the number of recovered cases rose now to 58, or 50.43 percent of the total patients.

The new recovered cases, of them two women, are Cambodian nationals, aged from 28 to 61 years old, in Phnom Penh capital, and Kampong Chhnang, Siem Reap and Banteay Meanchey provinces, it added.

Meanwhile, continued the Ministry of Health, a new case of COVID-19 infection was reported on a 27-year-old Vietnamese tourist who left Bavet for Vietnam on Mar. 2, 2020 and returned to Cambodia about a week later. Her boyfriend is a Chinese national who departed Cambodia on April 3, 2020. The Vietnamese woman is now hospitalised at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital, Phnom Penh.

As of 07:00 am on April 7, 2020, Cambodia has recorded in total 115 COVID-19 confirmed cases, including 49 Cambodians, 40 French, 13 Malaysians, 5 British, 2 Americans, 2 Indonesians, one Canadian, one Belgian, one Chinese, and one Vietnamese. Of them, 58 have been successfully cured.

Since the first case detected in Preah Sihanouk province in late January, the COVID-19 pandemic has now hit 13 provinces and capital of Cambodia.

By C. Nika