Two More Foreigners Diagnosed with COVID-19 in Preah Sihanouk Province


Phnom Penh, March 25, 2020 –Two more foreigners have been tested positive for the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Preah Sihanouk province, bringing the tally in Cambodia to 93.

The figures were shared here this morning by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen at a get-together with Cambodian health practitioners volunteer to combat the pandemic.

With the two new cases, the number of confirmed cases in Preah Sihanouk province rose to 36, he added.

Among the total 93 cases with confirmed infections in Cambodia, six have recovered – four Cambodians from 41 to 61 years old, a 60-year-old Chinese tourist, and a 65-year-old British tourist.

Since the first case detected in Preah Sihanouk province in late January, the COVID-19 pandemic has now hit 13 provinces and capital of Cambodia.

By C. Nika