Cambodia this morning reported 556 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); the tally thus jumped to 25,761, according to the Ministry of Health’s press release.

Of the new cases, 16 are imported and the rest are locally transmitted cases related to the Feb. 20 Community Event, the source underlined.

Meanwhile, it added, 658 more patients have been successfully cured; bringing the total recovered cases in the Kingdom to 18,359.

Besides, the total fatal cases due to COVID-19 increased to 179 with three new deaths registered, the press release pointed out.

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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