No Wuhan Virus Case in Cambodia as of Saturday Noon

As can be seen on these photos provided by the Center for Disease Control, people at airports are being monitored for any possible symptoms of the Wuhan virus.
  • Phoung Vantha
  • January 25, 2020 6:12 AM

PHNOM PENH--The Health Ministry Spokesman Ly Sovann said Saturday that there still was no Wuhan virus case in the country.

"As of today, 11:40 am, there is no case of Wuhan virus in Cambodia," he said.   

Suspected cases continue to be tested but, so far, all the tests have proven negative for the Wuhan virus, he said. 

According to the World Health Organization, there were 846 confirmed cases of the “Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)”—also known as the Wuhan virus—as of Friday 5 pm, Cambodia time. All people affected were in, had travelled to or had connection with the city of Wuhan in China where the virus has originated.   

The Ministry of Health is monitoring the situation with staff assigned at all airports and border checkpoints scanning people entering the country.  

For more information on the Wuhan virus, people may call the Health Hotline at 115. Anyone experiencing symptoms may go to the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital on Street 271 in Phnom Penh.

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