COVID-19: Tally Reaches over 92,000 with 438 New Cases
AKP Phnom Penh, August 29, 2021 --
Cambodia's tally of COVID-19 increased to 92,208 this morning with the detection of 438 new infections, according to a press release of the Ministry of Health.
Of the new cases, 115 were imported and the rest were community cases connected to the Feb. 20 outbreak.
Meanwhile, there were 345 new recoveries, but 11 new deaths; bringing the total cured and death cases in the Kingdom to 88,119 and 1,881, respectively.
In a news release last night, the ministry announced the detection of a total of 1,752 cases of Delta variant in Cambodia so far, most of them are in Phnom Penh capital, followed by the provinces of Banteay Meanchey, Oddar Meanchey, and Siem Reap.
Only two provinces - Kep and Kratie - have not yet been affected by the fast-spreading Delta variant, it underlined.
The first COVID-19 case was reported in Cambodia in late January 2020 in Preah Sihanouk province. The confirmed cases have surged quickly this year due to the Feb. 20 Community Event.
By C. Nika