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Fifteen Cambodians from Saudi get Covid-19

Fifteen Cambodians from Saudi get Covid-19

The Ministry of Health on Sunday confirmed 15 more imported cases of Covid.

The 15 men ‒ all Cambodian aged 21 to 33 ‒ arrived from Saudi Arabia on Friday via a connecting flight in Malaysia.

They were travelling with 79 other passengers, three of them women. The ministry said 80 of the total 94 passengers travelled from Saudi Arabia.

The 15 are being treated at the Chak Angre Health Centre in Phnom Penh's Meanchey district, while the remaining passengers are being isolated at the capital's Champuvorn quarantine centre on the outskirts.

The latest cases bring Cambodia's Covid-19 tally to 156. Among them, 40 are women.

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