COVID-19: 729 New Cases, 289 New Recoveries
Cambodia registered 729 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); the tally rose to 36,240, according to the Ministry of Health's press release issued this morning.
Of the new infections, 58 are imported and the rest are locally transmitted cases linked to the Feb. 20 Community Event. At the same time, up to 398 have successfully recovered; bringing the total cured cases in the Kingdom to 24,047.
Besides, the total number of fatal cases due to COVID-19 increased to 289 with 11 new deaths. The first COVID-19 case was reported in Cambodia in late January 2020 in Preah Sihanouk province. The confirmed cases have surged quickly this year due to the Feb. 20 community outbreak.