BREAKING: First COVID Death Confirmed

Phnom Penh: The  Ministry of Health issued an announcement that a Cambodian man who was being treated for COVID-19 at a Khmer-Soviet Friendship (Russian) Hospital died on March 11, 2021. This is the first case in Cambodia in which a victim has died from complications linked to the virus.

It was confirmed that the deceased was a 50-year-old Cambodian man who was a driver for a Chinese man. EDIT: Now named as Lao Vanna.

EDIT: He was found positive on February 27 linked to the February 20 community outbreak. He received treatment in Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital. He passed away today at 10:40 at Khmer-Soviet hospital.

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