COVID-19: 7 More Recovered Cases Reported; Only 5 Remaining Active Cases

AKP Phnom Penh, April 25, 2020 —

Seven more patients of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia were cured, bringing the total recovered cases to 117 and the remaining active case to 5, said the Ministry of Health in a press release issued this morning.

The new recovered patients are a 66-year-old Malaysian man in Kep province, two Cambodians of 37 and 20 years old in Siem Reap province and Phnom Penh capital, two Vietnamese women of 27 and 24 years old in Phnom Penh, and two Chinese women of 30 and 31 years old in Phnom Penh. They were all allowed to be discharged after being tested negative for the virus twice consecutively.

At the same time, Cambodia reported no new case of COVID-19 for the 13th day in a row, the tally thus remains at 122. They are 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 117 cured patients or 95.90 percent of the total confirmed cases are 3 Chinese, 5 British, 2 Americans, one Belgian, 38 French, 2 Canadians, 13 Malaysians, 2 Indonesians, 3 Vietnamese and 48 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