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Cambodia COVID-19 status: Six effectively cured, four Cambodians and two foreigners

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The Ministry of Health announced late yesterday that a total of six COVID-19 infected patients have been successfully treated and cured of the disease and discharged from hospital, as of Tuesday night.

Four of the six were released yesterday. All of them were Cambodians, two of whom were from Battambang and the other two from Thbong Khmum.

They are aged from 41 to 61 years and discharged after being tested negative twice consecutively.

The four new cases are two British and two American nationals, aged between 59 to 79 years old. They are among the 57 passengers of Viking Cruise Journey who have been placed under quarantine for 14 days at a hotel in Kampong Cham province.

They are admitted to the Kampong Cham provincial hospital, while the other 53 passengers, tested negative for COVID-19, will be allowed to leave the hotel today.

All of them are Cambodians,

The first two recovered patients are a Chinese tourist, 60, and a British tourist, 65.

Among the 85 active cases, there are 31 Cambodians, 34 French, 12 Malaysians, 4 British, 2 Americans, a Canadian, and a Belgian.

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

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