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More than 170 Chinese tourists quarantined in Bavet city

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Svay Rieng Provincial Health Department has quarantined 174 Chinese nationals to ensure they are not infected with COVID-19 upon their arrival in Bavet city last night, an official said.

Keo Ratha, director of Provincial Health Department, said that 174 Chinese tourists have been quarantined since yesterday at a hotel in Bavet city after they travelled from Phnom Penh.

He said that health officials are checking their health.

“We found two Chinese nationals with body temperature exceeding 38 degree Celsius. Now they are being isolated at the provincial referral hospital,” Mr Ratha said, noting that samples were sent to Pasteur Institute.

Mam Yoy, deputy immigration police chief of Bavet International Border Checkpoint, confirmed today that Chinese nationals travelled from Phnom Penh to Bavel city.

The Kingdom now has 96 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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