COVID-19: Two More Patients Recovered

AKP Phnom Penh, October 17, 2020 —

Two more patients of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have recovered, bringing the total cured cases in Cambodia to 280.

The figure represents 98.94 percent of the total confirmed cases, pointed out a press release of the Ministry of Health issued this morning.

According to the same source, the new cured patients are a 27-year-old French national and a 34-year-old Indian woman who arrived in Cambodia on Sept. 20 from France and India, respectively. They have been allowed to be discharged after being tested negative twice consecutively.

Meanwhile, no new positive case of COVID-19 was reported, the tally thus remains at 283. They include 176 Cambodians, 43 French, 18 Chinese, 13 Malaysians, 9 Indonesians, 7 Americans, 6 British, 3 Vietnamese, 3 Canadians, 1 Belgian, 2 Indians, 1 Kazakhstani, and 1 Hungarian.

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

By C. Nika