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Cambodia records three more Covid-19 deaths, 387 new infections in Feb 20 outbreak

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Health workers prepare to transport a Covid-19 positive patient in Phnom Penh. Hean Rangsey

Cambodia records three more Covid-19 deaths, 387 new infections in Feb 20 outbreak

The Ministry of Health on May 1 reported three more deaths from Covid-19 and 388 new transmission cases, all but one of which were linked to the February 20 community outbreak.

The latest deceased patients are all Cambodians aged 61 to 76, bringing the toll to 96.

The imported case is a Cambodian migrant who arrived through Oddar Meanchey province on April 29.

Of the 387 cluster cases, Phnom Penh recorded the majority at 331, followed by Banteay Meanchey at 35; Prey Veng at eight; Kandal at four; Kampong Speu at three; two each in Takeo and Kampong Cham; and one each in Siem Reap and Svay Rieng.

The ministry also reported 48 recoveries linked to the February 20 outbreak.

As of May 1, Cambodia had recorded a total of 13,790 Covid-19 cases, with 8,487 receiving ongoing treatment and 96 fatalities.


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