Phnom Penh: The Ministry of Health issued the daily press release on the morning of 8 June 2021, confirming the discovery of 678 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 557 cases that were treated and the patients discharged. Another 12 deaths were reported.
At least 49 cases were reportedly imported , with the other 629 linked to the post 20/2 local infections, which would bring the total to the latest outbreak to around 34,567 (with 49 imported- sources may vary slightly).
Provincial releases in past few hours (*unclear what days these have been counted as and are only added as a rough guide- due to the Ministry of Health no longer announcing the regional numbers):
Prey Veng: 24, Siem Reap: 24 (or 24), Banteay Meanchey: 42, Sihanoukville: 79, Kampong Cham: 28, Kampot: 58, Koh Kong: 4, Kampong Thom: 18, Battambang: 30 (many from Thailand)
This brings the total number of cases to around 35,511 cases with 28,649 cases treated. The death toll has risen to by another 12 to 278. Please note- these numbers may not be 100% accurate.
Charts by David Benaim