Cambodia this morning reported only 232 new cases of COVID-19, a sharp decrease from 978 cases yesterday, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health.
Of the new cases, 45 were imported and the rest were connected to the Feb. 20 community outbreak, pointed out the same source, adding that the national counts rose to 112,883, including 19,028 imported cases.
But the number of new deaths remain high, at 17, while 556 more recovered cases were recorded; bringing the total death and cured cases in the Kingdom to 2,336 and 103,383, respectively.
The first COVID-19 case was detected 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