Three More Test Positive for COVID-19 After Contact with Hungarian Foriegn Minister

Cambodian officials including Cambodian People's Party Member of Parliament Sous Yara are seen taking photo with infected Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó during his visit to Cambodia on November 03. Photo from National Assembly's Facebook.

A Cambodian lawmaker, a senior Agriculture Ministry official and the Hungarian Ambassador to Cambodia and Vietnam have all been diagnosed with COVID-19 after coming into contact with the Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó.



PHNOM PENH--The Ministry of Health has confirmed that a further three people have tested positive for COVID-19 after coming into contact with infected Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó.



According to Cambodian health authorities, Cambodian People's Party Member of Parliament Sous Yara, Agriculture Ministry Deputy Secretary-General Sar Chetra and the Hungarian Ambassador to Cambodia and Vietnam Csaba Őry have all tested positive for COVID-19. All three are now being treated at Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital.



As of Nov. 9, four people have been diagnosed with the virus following Szijjártó’s one-day visit to Cambodia on Nov. 3, although Prime Minister Hun Sen stated via his Facebook page that he, his wife and those staying with him have all tested negative for the second time.


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