35 New COVID Cases, 32 Recoveries

Phnom Penh: The Ministry of Health issued the daily press release on the morning of 23 March 2021, confirming the discovery of 35 new cases of COVID-19. 32 cases were treated and the patients discharged.

Of the new cases, 33 were linked to Feb. 20 community event, with 2 imported from abroad. This brings the total from the local outbreak to around 1266 (sources vary). Another death was reported yesterday raising the total to 4. 

The 2 imported cases were 2 Indonesian men traveling from Indonesia to Cambodia on March 21.

Sihanoukville: 17 cases, Phnom Penh: 14 cases, Siem Reap: 2 cases.

The 33 were 10 Chinese, 22 Cambodians and 1 Vietnamese national.

1788 cases have been detected overall. 999 have been treated, 783 are active cases EDIT: 782 following the latest death.

UPDATE: A Cambodian woman undergoing treatment has died- awaiting for conformation from Ministry of Health.

UPDATES & graphics to follow.

SOURCE: MoH, Cambodia CDC’s Facebook Page and analysis by David Benaim of Xlconsulting

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