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Cambodia's Covid death toll now 10

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The Ministry of Health's press release.

Cambodia's Covid death toll now 10

Another Covid-19 patient has died while undergoing treatment at Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh, the Ministry of Health announced in the early hours of March 28 after confirming the country's ninth fatality from the disease.

The Cambodian woman, a 76-year-old resident of Prek Ksay commune in Prey Veng province's Peamro district, tested positive on March 8 and were transferred from the provincial referral hospital to the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital on March 20 for serious fatigue.

The woman had severe pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome and succumbed to the disease on the evening of March 27 despite having been put on a ventilator.

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