No New COVID-19 Cases: Health Minister

Health Minister Mam Bun Heng gives his COVID-19 press conference on April 13.
  • Phoung Vantha
  • April 13, 2020 3:32 AM

As Cambodia prepares for Khmer New Year, the Ministry of Health announces no new cases of COVID-19 detected and more patients recovering.

PHNOM PENH--The Ministry of Health on Monday reported that no new cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been detected in Cambodia and that many of those who had been infected with the virus are recovering.  

In his morning COVID-19 press conference, the Minister of Health, Mam Bun Heng said that 77 patients have recovered, while a further 45 remain hospitalized as of April 13.

Bun Heng said that the ministry recently noted the number of COVID-19 cases identified in Phnom Penh could be recognized as a community outbreak, but that local transmission remains relatively low.

He called on people to follow health ministry's directives to prevent COVID-19 spreading out of control, adding that so far just 122 cases had been reported in total. 

So far the Ministry of Health has tested 8,909 people tested for COVID-19 in Cambodia.


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