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Cambodia reports 2 new imported coronavirus cases

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 20, 2020
Cambodia on Tuesday confirmed two new imported coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 285, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a press statement.
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The latest cases were found on a Cambodian couple, aged 33 and 32 years old, who arrived in Cambodia on Sunday from Iraq, with connecting flights in Qatar and South Korea, the statement said.

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"The result of their samples' tests showed (on Monday) that they were positive for the coronavirus," it said.

"Currently, the couple is undergoing treatment at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in capital Phnom Penh."

The remaining 107 passengers on the same flight have been placed under a 14-day mandatory quarantine at various quarantine centers in the capital, the statement said.

The Southeast Asian nation has so far recorded a total of 285 confirmed coronavirus cases, it said, adding that none have died and 280 have recovered.