COVID-19: Seven New Infections Recorded

Seven new imported cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Cambodia; bringing the tally to 448, pointed out the Ministry of Health in a press release this morning.

According to the source, the new cases, of which three women, are all Cambodian migrant workers coming back from Thailand on Jan. 6 and 17. Two of them have been tested positive for the deadly virus on their second test. They all have been admitted to Banteay Meanchey Provincial Referral Hospital.

The total 448 confirmed cases include 322 Cambodians, 45 French, 18 Chinese, 13 Malaysians, 13 Indonesians, 12 Americans, 6 British, 3 Vietnamese, 3 Canadians, 3 Indians, 2 Hungarians, 2 Pakistanis, 2 Japanese, 1 Belgian, 1 Kazakhstani, 1 Polish, and 1 Jordanian. Of them, 77 are Cambodian migrant workers from Thailand.

Meanwhile, the press release added, six new patients – all migrants workers returning from Thailand – have recovered; the total number of cured cases in the Kingdom thus rose to 392, with no fatal case.