5 New Imported Cases Of COVID-19

Phnom Penh: On August 1, 2020, the Ministry of Health issued a press release on 5 new cases of COVID-19, all of which have been imported from outside the country.

A statement from the Ministry of Health,confirmed that one of the new cases was an Indonesian man and four were Cambodian men returning from Pakistan.

The five were

1. An 18-year-old Indonesian man from Sihanoukville, received a positive test result and is currently being treated at Chak Angre Health Center in Phnom Penh.

The man, on a flight from Malaysia, arrived in Cambodia on July 30, 2020, with a total of 121 passengers, including 81 Cambodians (13 women). 14 Malaysians (one woman), a Vietnamese woman, 2 Chinese men, 4 Australians (2 women) and 19 Indonesians (1 woman).

Of the 120 passengers with negative results, 81 are being kept for 14 days at Pochentong Secondary School and 39 at a hotel in Phnom Penh.

2. A 23-year-old Cambodian man from Prey Nob district, Preah Sihanouk province.
3: A 30-year-old Cambodian man from Kampong Cham province
4. A man from Battambang Province.
5: A 29-year-old Cambodian man from Ratanakkiri Province.

All four men were admitted to Chak Angre Health Center in Phnom Penh. The four of them traveled from Pakistan on a flight from Malaysia to Cambodia on July 31, 2020, with a total of 120 passengers with 80 Cambodians (25 females), 28 Malaysians (9 females), 4 Chinese (1 female), 1 German man, 3 Indonesians (1 female), 2 Iraqis (1 female), 1 Russian woman and 1 Syrian man. These 116 passengers with negative test results, 76 are being kept (*somewhere?) and and 40 at a hotel in Phnom Penh.

This brings the total cases on August 1, 2020, to 239 (46 females and 193 males) were found in Cambodia. 164 patients have recovered (42 females and 122 males) and 73 are being treated in public hospitals and 2 at the US Embassy in Cambodia.

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