The Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed nine more imported cases of Covid-19.

The nine ‒ eight Cambodians and one Indonesian, aged 22 to 26 ‒ arrived in Cambodia on Thursday via a direct flight from Indonesia and are receiving treatment at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hostipal in Phnom Penh.

They were among a total of 40 passengers ‒ 24 Cambodians, one Vietnamese and 15 Indonesians. Of the 40 passengers, 10 are women ‒ eight Cambodians, one Vietnamese and one Indonesian.

The Cambodian passengers who tested negative are being isolated at quarantine centres in their home provinces and capital. The Indonesian and Vietnamese passengers are being quarantined at a hotel in Phnom Penh.

The latest cases bring the total Covid-19 tally in the Kingdom to 139, of whom 40 are women. Of the total, 129 have been discharged from hospitals.