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COVID-19 positive and active cases increase to two in Cambodia, 122 recoveries​

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Cambodia has confirmed another new case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number to 124, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health issued this morning.

The new case was found on a 39-year-old Cambodian woman living in Phnom Penh. She returned home from the U.S. via the Republic of Korea on May 8. She was under a self-quarantine upon her arrival in Cambodia and was detected positive for the virus on May 22.

She was now admitted to the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh.

The total 124 confirmed cases in the Kingdom include 53 Cambodians, 40 French, 13 Malaysians, five British, three Chinese, three Vietnamese, two Americans, two Indonesians, two Canadians, and one Belgian.

Of them, 122 have been cured successfully.

Since the first case detected in Preah Sihanouk province in late January, the COVID-19 pandemic has so far hit 13 provinces and capital of Cambodia.

To date, Cambodia has reported that more than 15,830 specimens have been collected and tested with a tests per million averaging at 974.

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