New Case Of COVID-19 Confirmed

PHNOM PENH: The Ministry of Health has announced a new case of COVID-19 in Kompong Trach district, Kampot province.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, a 26-year-old Cambodian man living in Kampong Trach commune, Kompong Trach district, Kampot province was found to be infected.

The Cambodian man was a passenger returning from the Philippines to Cambodia on a flight from the Republic of Korea at 2200 pm on May 20, 2020. KBN

62 passengers from the flight, including 23 Korean nationals have been quarantined in a hotel in Phnom Penh for 14 days (probably the former Intercontinental/Great Duke). UPDATE:  23 Korean, a Belgian, a Taiwanese, a Dutch, three Japanese, and 33 Cambodians

TO CLARIFY: The man was detected after the flight from Korea, and NOT in Kampot.

This will be the 123rd case since January. 122 patients were previously detected and all have been successfully treated.

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