COVID-19: Three More Cured Patients and Another Positive Case Recorded

AKP Phnom Penh, October 24, 2020 —

Three more patients of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have recovered, bringing the total cured cases in the Kingdom to 283, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release made public this morning.

The figure represents 98.61 percent of the total confirmed cases, it added.

According to the press release, the new recovered patients are a 26-year-old Indonesian man, a 29-year-old Cambodian man, and a 33-year-old French woman. They all have been allowed to be discharged after being tested negative twice consecutively.

Meanwhile, a new case of COVID-19 was detected on a French national of over 30 years old who arrived in Cambodia on Oct. 11 from France via China (Taiwan). He was tested positive for the deadly virus on his second test or the 13th day of his 14-day quarantine. He has been admitted to the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh.

The new case brought the total confirmed cases in the Kingdom to 287. They include 178 Cambodians, 44 French, 18 Chinese, 13 Malaysians, 9 Indonesians, 7 Americans, 6 British, 3 Vietnamese, 3 Canadians, 1 Belgian, 2 Indians, 1 Kazakhstani, 1 Hungarian, and 1 Polish.

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