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COVID-19 infections rise to 96

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Health officials wait to receive COVID-19 patients in Preah Sihanouk province. Supplied

RELATED NEWSCambodia COVID-19 Case Breakdown – 25/03/20 – 96 cases

The Health Ministry has recorded five new cases of COVID-19 in Phnom Penh and three other provinces, raising the Kingdom’s tally to 96.

The ministry issued a statement tonight saying five more people tested positive for the coronavirus.

It noted that two French nationals—a 64-year-old male and 60-year-old female tested positive. They are among a group of tourists in Preah Sihanouk province.

The statement said in Siem Reap province, a 37-year-old man, a bus driver for the French tourists tested positive for the virus.

In Phnom Penh, a 27-year-old man tested positive along with a 59- year-old man in Kandal province after coming in contact with a- 60 year-old man patient who had recently returned from a religious congregation in Malaysia, it said.

It noted that three infected men in Phnom Penh aged 71, 38 and 33 recovered.

It said a 52-year-old man in Tboung Khmum province also recovered today.

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