COVID Cases Rise Again: 68 Detected

Phnom Penh: The Ministry of Health issued the daily press release on the morning of 2 April 2021, confirming the discovery of 69 new cases of COVID-19. 16 cases were treated and the patients discharged.

Of the new cases, 68 were linked to Feb. 20 community event and 1 was imported from Indonesia via Singapore. This brings the total from the local outbreak to around 2018 (sources vary).

28 were in Svay Rieng (25 in Bavet), 23 were in Phnom Penh, 13 were in Kandal and 4 were in Sihanoukville.

This brings the case total to around 2546 (sources vary- the numbers keep skipping and adding back again a few days later). There have now been 16 deaths.

UPDATES & graphics to follow.

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

3 thoughts on “COVID Cases Rise Again: 68 Detected

  • April 3, 2021 at 11:27 am

    Out of interest, from what time period does the map represent ? (it is 528 less than the case total of approx. 2546 noted at the base of the article)

    • April 3, 2021 at 11:30 am

      I’m guessing Feb. 20

      • April 3, 2021 at 11:55 am

        Yes, the latest outbreak. Will ask David who makes them to clarify.


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