The Ministry of Health has announced the detection of 219 new cases of COVID-19 this morning, underlining that these are PCR test results.
According to the ministry’s press release, among the new infections, 40 were imported and the rest were linked to the Feb. 20 Community Event.
The COVID-19 tally in Cambodia now increased to 113,475, including 19,133 imported cases, it added.
At the same time, it continued, 457 more patients have successfully been cured, but 23 others have lost their lives due to COVID-19; bringing the total recovered cases and death toll in the Kingdom to 104,865 and 2,406, respectively.
The first COVID-19 case was reported in Cambodia in late January 2020 in Preah Sihanouk province. The confirmed cases have surged quickly this year due to the Feb. 20 incident.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press