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British passenger on board Cambodia river cruise tests positive for coronavirus

The boat belongs to Viking River Cruises and is now under police guard as it remains moored on the Mekong River outside the town of Kampong Cham.

Dozens of passengers are held in quarantine on a Cambodian river cruise boat after...

British woman caught COVID-19 from Vietnamese national on a flight to Hanoi. Cambodia's third case said to be 'in good health' at the Kampong Cham Hospital.

Briton tests positive for coronavirus on cruise boat quarantined in Cambodia

Scores of passengers and crew on a cruise boat are being held under quarantine in eastern Cambodia after a British passenger tested positive for the coronavirus.

Coronavirus update: New cases reported across Australia, cruise passengers quarantined in Cambodia, UK health...

New cases of coronavirus have been reported across Australia and 63 people have been quarantined in Cambodia after a British cruise passenger tested positive during a luxury holiday.

Cambodia’s Covid-19 Case Count Rises to Three

Cambodia has confirmed its third case of Covid-19, a 65-year-old British woman who had been on a cruise ship that left from Vietnam, Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on Tuesday.

Millions to Be Set Aside for Covid-19 Economic Impacts, Hun Sen Says

The government is preparing to set aside up to $2 billion in reserves to respond to the economic fallout of the Covid-19 global outbreak, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday.

British river cruise passenger tests positive for coronavirus in Kampong Cham

A 65-year-old British woman on a river cruise in Kampong Cham province tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, with the boat’s 64 other passengers and crew members now barred from disembarking.

Coronavirus an excuse for Cambodia’s poverty plight

Trade sanctions and an exodus of Western and Chinese investors take their toll on defiant Hun Sun.

Cambodia says British woman on board cruise ship tested positive for COVID-19

A 65-year-old British female passenger on board a cruise ship, docked at a port in southeast Cambodia's Kampong Cham province, was tested positive for COVID-19, Cambodia's Health Minister Mam Bunheng announced on Tuesday.

Cambodia’s tourism sector hit hard by coronavirus fears (video)

The Covid-19 epidemic has had a huge impact on tourism in Cambodia. Government figures show that the number of tourists arriving from abroad dropped by more than 60 per cent in February 2020.

A Disease Tracker Backed by Gates and Zuckerberg Tackles Covid-19

The two tech titans funded an effort to bring metagenomic sequencing and software to poor countries. Now, it’s helping trace the spread of the new coronavirus.

Cambodia Announces Third COVID-19 Case, British Tourist on River Cruise from Vietnam

Cambodian Health Minister Mam Bunheng said Tuesday evening that a British tourist on a river cruise from Vietnam had tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), only the third positive case to be reported in the country.

Cambodian government delays all construction projects to fund coronavirus fight

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen has said that all government construction projects will be put on hold to free up funds to fight a possible coronavirus outbreak.

First Case of Coronavirus Found in Cambodia

A 38-year-old man in Siem Reap is the first Cambodian diagnosed with the coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced Saturday.

Second Covid-19 Case Confirmed, First Cambodian to Test Positive

Cambodia has confirmed its first national to contract Covid-19 inside the country, a 38-year-old man in Siem Reap province who is in hospital quarantine, Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on Saturday.

Cambodia responds to coronavirus outbreak with temple ticket deals

Visitors to Cambodia's world-renowned temples are being offered special deals amid dwindling tourist numbers caused by the global spread of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

First Case of Virus Found in Cambodia

A 38-year-old man in Siem Reap is the first Cambodian diagnosed with the coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced Saturday.

First Cambodian tests positive for coronavirus

The first Cambodian has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.

Cambodia confirms first local case of Covid-19

Cambodia's Heath Minister Mam Bunheng announced on Saturday (March 7) that a Cambodian man had infected with the Covid-19 (coronavirus) symptoms, becoming the first local person to contract the virus.

Amid Virus Fears, a Tourist Decline in Already Slumping Siem Reap

On a tour of Siem Reap’s Angkor temple complex last month, guide Puy Lekh said the ancient ruins were “very quiet.”


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Cambodia reports 2 imported COVID-19 cases, 441 in total

Cambodia on Tuesday reported two more imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the kingdom to 441, said a health ministry (MoH) statement.