COVID-19: Total Cases in Cambodia Remain at 122 for Six Consecutive Days

AKP Phnom Penh, April 18, 2020 —

Cambodia reported no new infection case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for the sixth day, therefore the total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom remains at 122.

The Ministry of Health announced the zero new case in its press release this morning, along with five new recovered cases.

An American couple of 59 and 62 years old and a 61-year-old British man who were passengers of the Viking Cruise Journey which docked in Kampong Cham province, a 49-year-old Canadian man working at an international school in Phnom Penh, and a 38-year-old Cambodian man in Battambang province were among the five recovered cases.

As of 07:00 am on April 18, 2020, Cambodia has recorded 122 COVID-19 confirmed cases, including 51 Cambodians, 40 French, 13 Malaysians, 5 British, 3 Chinese, 3 Vietnamese, 2 Americans, 2 Indonesians, 2 Canadians, and one Belgian.

Of them, 103, or 84.43 percent of the total cases, have been successfully cured and have been discharged from the hospital, said the press release, adding that there were one Chinese, 5 British, 2 Americans, one Belgian, 37 French, one Canadian, 12 Malaysians, 2 Indonesians and 42 Cambodians.

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