Top News: COVID-19: 659 New Cases Bring Tally To 42,711
Phnom Penh - The total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cambodia stood at 42,711 with the detection of 659 new cases, pointed out the Ministry of Health in a press release this morning.
Of the new infections, 52 are imported and the rest are locally transmitted cases linked to the Feb. 20 Community Event. At the same time, the ministry registered 621 new recoveries; the total cured patients in the Kingdom rose to 37,489.
Moreover, 17 more people have lost their lives due to COVID-19; bringing the death toll to 431. 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 community outbreak.