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Another 104 cases, seven children, in Feb 20 outbreak

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Another 104 cases, seven children, in Feb 20 outbreak

The Ministry of Health on March 30 reported another 105 Covid-19 cases, all but one of which were linked to the February 20 community outbreak.

The imported case is an Indonesian who arrived in Cambodia through a connecting flight in Singapore on March 16.

The cluster cases include one Vietnamese and 10 Chinese nationals with the rest being Cambodian. The Cambodian patients include seven children as young as two years old.

Phnom Penh recorded the most cases at 45, followed by Preah Sihanouk province at 34, Svay Rieng at 19, two each in Kampong Cham and Prey Veng, and one each in Tbong Khmum and Takeo.

The ministry also reported four recoveries linked to the Feb 20 outbreak.

As of March 30, Cambodia had recorded a total of 2,377 cases with 1,186 receiving ongoing treatment and 11 confirmed deaths from the disease.

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