Cambodia Reports 3 Recovered and 4 Positive Cases of COVID-19

AKP Phnom Penh, August 13, 2020 —

Three more patients of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported to get recovered, bringing thus the total cured cases in Cambodia to 223, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health made public this morning.

The figure represents almost 82 percent of the total cases.

The new cured patients are Cambodian men. Two of them came from Russia via Malaysia and the other one is a peacekeeper returning from his UN mission in Mali. They all have been allowed to be discharged after being tested negative twice consecutively.

Meanwhile, four new cases of the deadly virus have been detected on Cambodian young men from Russia and Indonesia. They were tested positive yesterday on their 6th and 5th tests, respectively. They have been admitted to the hospital in Kampong Speu and Thbong Khmum provinces.

The total number of confirmed cases in Cambodia rose now to 272, including 173 Cambodians, 40 French, 17 Chinese, 13 Malaysians, 8 Indonesians, 7 Americans, 5 British, 3 Vietnamese, 3 Canadians, 1 Belgian, 1 Indian, and 1 Kazakhstani.

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