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99 new infections but a whopping 327 recoveries in Feb 20 outbreak

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99 new infections but a whopping 327 recoveries in Feb 20 outbreak

The Ministry of Health on April 3 reported another 99 infections and a staggering 327 recoveries linked to the February 20 community outbreak of Covid-19.

Among the 99 are one Vietnamese, one Indonesian, one American and 16 Chinese nationals, with the rest being Cambodian.

The Cambodian patients include 2 children aged 5 and 12.

Svay Rieng province recorded the most cases of transmission at 44, followed by the capital at 33, Koh Kong at eight, Kandal at five, four each in Preah Sihanouk and Tbong Khmum, and one in Takeo.

The ministry also reported 329 recoveries on April 3 alone, all but two of which were linked to the February 20 outbreak, bringing the tally to 1,069.

As of April 3, Cambodia had recorded a total of 2,645 Covid-19 cases with 1,036 receiving ongoing treatment and 19 confirmed deaths from the disease.


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