Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Covid-19 tally in Kingdom rises to 51



Covid-19 tally in Kingdom rises to 51

Covid-19 tally in Kingdom rises to 51

The Ministry of Health on Friday night confirmed four more cases of coronavirus infections, bringing the total to 51.

One of the four infected persons, a 39-year-old Malaysian Islamic preacher from Kampong Cham province's Kang Meas district, is being treated at the provincial hospital.

In Phnom Penh, a 33-year-old Cambodian man from Russei Keo district's Chhrang Chamres II commune is being transferred to the Chak Angre Health Centre in Meanchey district for treatment.

The ministry said the man was not among the 79 who attended the Muslim religious event in Malaysia but had direct contact with them.

The other two men, aged 38 and 48 from Battambang province, are Cambodians who recently returned from the same Muslim gathering in Malaysia. Both are being treated at the provincial hospital.

MOST VIEWED

  • Would you like fries with that? US burger chain makes Phnom Penh debut

    California-based The Habit Burger Grill restaurant chain is all set to serve up a delicious array of charbroiled burgers and sides at its newest international location in the centre of Phnom Penh. The Habit is “renowned for its award-winning Charburgers grilled over an open flame,

  • Banteay Meanchey flood victims receive aid

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday provided aid to more than 10,000 families affected by flooding in Banteay Meanchey province’s Mongkol Borei district and offered his condolences to the 18 victims who drowned in the province over the past week. He said flooding had occured in

  • PM urges caution as Polish man tests positive for Covid

    The Ministry of Health on Wednesday reported that a 47-year-old Polish man tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving in Cambodia on Monday. There are a total of six Covid-19 patients currently in the country, all of whom are being treated at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital

  • Banteay Meanchey floods kill one more as death toll reaches 15

    As floodwaters start to recede in Pursat, Battambang and Pailin provinces and Phnom Penh, Banteay Meanchey continues to bear the brunt as one more person was killed on Monday, bringing the total number of flood-related deaths to 15 in the province this month. Banteay Meanchey provincial

  • Serving coffee with a side of robots

    The eye-catching glass building surrounded by greenery at the intersection of Streets 371 and 2002 in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district is more than just another coffee shop where you can while away a few hours. UrHobby House cafe is filled with robots and characters from

  • Floods prompt evacuations in Kampong Speu

    Rain-induced floods and water flowing from Kampong Speu province have submerged the houses of 1,527 families living close to the Prek Thnot River in Spean Thma, Tien, Kong Noy and Roluos communes in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district, according to data from local authorities. Spean Thma