Cambodia’s COVID-19 positives rise to 128, three active cases currently

Cambodia has reported two more cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Ministry of Health in a news release this morning announced this and said that the two new cases are both Cambodian men, aged 22 and 29, from Kampong Cham province.

They returned from Indonesia on a direct flight on June 12 and were tested positive for the deadly virus a day after.

They were admitted to Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh.

The other 44 passengers, including a four-year-old girl, were tested negative, but put under 14-days mandatory quarantine.

With these two new positives, the total confirmed cases in Cambodia rose to 128, including 57 Cambodians, 40 French, 13 Malaysians, five British, three Chinese, three Vietnamese, two Americans, two Indonesians, two Canadians, and one Belgian.

Of them, 125 or 97.65 percent have been cured successfully.

The first case was detected in Preah Sihanoukville in late January.

There were no cases for almost six weeks with the number staying at 122 until April before the new cases were reported in May n June.

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