COVID-19: 15 New Cases Confirmed and 1 Recovered
Cambodia reported 15 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 1 new recovered case, said the Ministry of Health in a press release issued this morning.
Thirteen (13) of the new positive cases are Chinese nationals aged between 20 and 35 years old, while the other two are a 13-year-old Cambodian girl and a 48-year-old Cambodian woman. They arrived in Cambodia on Aug. 9 on two different flights from the Philippines and the U.S. (via Taiwan), respectively.
They have all been submitted to Chak Angre Health Centre in Phnom Penh. The other passengers on the same flights tested negative have been put under 14-day quarantine.
Meanwhile, a COVID-19 patient has been cured. He is a 25-years-old Cambodian coming from Russia via Malaysia. He has been discharged from Kampong Speu Referral Hospital after being tested negative twice in a row.
As of 7:00 am August 11, 2020 the total confirmed cases are 266; 220 have recovered while 46 are still in treatment.