Cambodia’s tally of COVID-19 jumped to 27,638 after the detection of 649 new cases this morning, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health.

Among the new cases, 16 were imported and the rest were locally transmitted cases linked to the Feb. 20 incident, it underlined.

Meanwhile, the ministry recorded 626 newly recovered patients; bringing the total cured cases in the Kingdom to 20,398.

Besides, COVID-19 claimed four new lives; the total number of fatal cases rose to 194, the press release added.

The first COVID-19 case was detected in Cambodia in late January 2020 in Preah Sihanouk province. The total confirmed cases have surged quickly this year due to the Feb. 20 community outbreak.


Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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