COVID-19: Another Cambodian Migrant Worker from Thailand Tested Positive

Cambodia this morning reported that another Cambodian migrant worker returning from Thailand was confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); the tally thus rose to 466.

According to a press release of the Ministry of Health, the new case of 20 years old lives in Bakan district, Pursat province. She arrived in Cambodia on Jan. 15 and was tested positive on her third test. She has been admitted to Pailin Provincial Referral Hospital.

The total 466 confirmed cases include 337 Cambodians, 45 French, 18 Chinese, 15 Indonesians, 13 Malaysians, 12 Americans, 6 British, 3 Vietnamese, 3 Canadians, 3 Indians, 2 Hungarians, 2 Pakistanis, 2 Japanese, 1 Belgian, 1 Kazakhstani, 1 Polish, 1 Jordanian, and 1 Nigerian.

At the same time, no new recovered case was recorded; therefore, the total number of cured patients in the Kingdom remains at 443, with no fatal case.

Twelve (12) of the 23 remaining active cases have been hospitalised at Banteay Meanchey Provincial Referral Hospital, 5 at the National Centre for Combatting Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control in Phnom Penh, and the rest at Pailin Provincial Referral Hospital, and Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital and Chak Angre Health Centre in the capital city.