COVID-19: 511 New Cases; Tally 96,339

Cambodia reported 511 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) this morning; bringing the tally to 96,339, announced the Ministry of Health in a press release.

Of the new infections, it added, 152 were imported and the rest were linked to the Feb. 20 community outbreak.

At the same time, the COVID-19 pandemic claimed 11 more lives, but 487 more patients have successfully been cured; the total death and recovered cases in the Kingdom therefore stood at to 1,981 and 91,618, 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.