Cambodia Records First Official Covid Death

Or Vandine, spokesperson for the Ministry of Health speaks during a press conference on COVID-19 situation in Phnom Penh.
  • Phoung Vantha
  • March 11, 2021 6:01 AM

Victim was driver for Chinese linked to cluster

PHNOM PENH--The first official COVID-19 death has happened in Cambodia, the Health Ministry said.

The 50-year-old Cambodian, who was being treated at the Khmer-Soviet hospital, died on March 11.

He was a driver for Chinese people linked to the Feb. 20 outbreak.

As of March 11, Cambodia has reported 1,163 COVID-19 cases. The ministry said 597 have recovered and 565 cases are still active.

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