COVID-19: No New Case Detected in Cambodia for Nine Days in a Row

AKP Phnom Penh, September 22, 2020 —

Cambodia reported zero new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for nine consecutive days, according to the Ministry of Health’s press release issued this morning.

The tally thus remains at 275, including 174 Cambodians, 41 French, 17 Chinese, 13 Malaysians, 8 Indonesians, 7 Americans, 6 British, 3 Vietnamese, 3 Canadians, 1 Belgian, 1 Indian, and 1 Kazakhstani.

Meanwhile, the same source continued, no recovered case has been announced. The total number of cured patients stands at 274 or 99.64 percent of the total confirmed cases.

The remaining active case is a 54-year-old British man who arrived in Cambodia on Sept. 11 from the United Kingdom via the Netherlands and South Korea. He has been being hospitalised at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh.

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

By C. Nika