No New COVID-19 Case for Four Weeks; Tally Remains at 122

AKP Phnom Penh, May 10, 2020 —

Cambodia’s Ministry of Health this morning issued a press release confirming that no new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been found.

This is the 4th week in a row that the Kingdom reported no new case of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, according to the press release.

The tally thus remains at 122, 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.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health also announced zero new recovered cases. The 120 already-cured patients or 98.36 percent of the total confirmed cases are 3 Chinese, 5 British, 2 Americans, one Belgian, 40 French, 2 Canadians, 13 Malaysians, 2 Indonesians, 3 Vietnamese and 49 Cambodians, the same source pointed out.

The two remaining active cases – a woman in Banteay Meanchey province and a man in Kampong Chhnang province – were transferred from provincial hospital to Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh on May 8, it added.

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

By C. Nika