Total Recovered Cases of COVID-19 Increase to 107

AKP Phnom Penh, April 20, 2020 —

The total number of recovered cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia rose to 107 with the two new recovered patients recorded.

According to the Ministry of Health’s press release issued after its press conference here this morning, the new recovered patients were a 48-year-old Cambodian man in Battambang province and a 65-year-old French tourist in Preah Sihanouk province. They all have been allowed to be discharged.

Meanwhile, Cambodia reported no new infection case of COVID-19 for eight days in a row, therefore the tally remains at 122.

Anyway, the Ministry of Health called on all citizens to keep their high vigilance and to continue to follow the orders of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and the ministry’s instructions in order to prevent community transmission.

As of 07:00 am on April 20, 2020, Cambodia has recorded in total 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. Most of the cases are imported ones.

The 107 recovered cases included one Chinese, 5 British, 2 Americans, one Belgian, 38 French, one Canadian, 12 Malaysians, 2 Indonesians, one Vietnamese and 44 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