Cambodia’s tally of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) jumped to 19,743, after the detection of 506 new infections, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release this morning.
Of the new cases, 11 are imported and the rest are linked to the Feb. 20 Community Event, the same source pointed out.
At the same time, it continued, 179 more patients were cured; bringing the total recovered cases in the Kingdom to 7,820.
Moreover, six more patients have lost their lives due to the pandemic; the total fatal cases rose to 126, the release added.
Cambodia detected the first coronavirus case in late January 2020. The total confirmed cases have surged quickly due to the Feb. 20, 2021 incident.