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Stranded Cruise Arrives in Cambodia (video)

A stranded cruise liner that had been turned away by 4 Asian governments over #coronavirus fears has docked in Cambodia.

Cruise ship turned away in other ports docks in Cambodia

A cruise ship that had been stranded at sea for about two weeks after being refused entry by four Asian governments because of virus fears finally docked Thursday in Cambodia.

Cruise Ship Barred by Four Countries Set to Dock in Cambodia

The operators of a cruise ship that was barred from docking by four governments over fears of a new virus that originated in China announced Wednesday that it will finally disembark passengers in Cambodia.

Dutch man tested for coronavirus in Sihanoukville

A Dutch man was quarantined at the Preah Sihanouk provincial referral hospital this week after arriving on a cruise ship with a high fever.

Cambodian leader on Chinese virus: Nothing to fear but ‘panic itself’

Authoritarian Prime Minister Hun Sen is dismissing the danger of COVID-19 to Cambodia, even while much of the rest of the world works overtime to limit their ties to China and their exposure to the deadly virus.

Coronavirus and cruises: Holland America ship to disembark in Cambodia after three denials (video)

Cambodia came to the rescue of passengers aboard Holland America's MS Westerdam on Wednesday, granting the ship permission to disembark at Sihanoukville on Thursday.

Cruise ship refused port over virus fears to dock in Cambodia – operator (video)

MS Westerdam has been turned away by five countries over coronavirus fears, though it says it has no sick passengers.

COVID-19: Unwanted cruise ship to finally disembark in Cambodia

A cruise ship carrying more than 1,450 passengers has been allowed to dock in Cambodia after being turned away from four other ports in Asia over coronavirus fears.

After 13 days at sea and refusal by 5 ports, passengers aboard the Westerdam...

Passengers aboard the Westerdam luxury liner received good news on Wednesday: they will be able to disembark in Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Only Confirmed Coronavirus Patient Released From Hospital

Cambodia’s only patient confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus was allowed to leave hospital quarantine on Monday morning after he tested negative for the new viral strain, the Health Ministry said.

Chinese National Recovers from Novel Coronavirus, Released from Sihanoukville Hospital

A Chinese man infected by the novel coronavirus in Preah Sihanouk province last month has made a fully recovery after being treated and kept under observation for two weeks, according to Health Ministry statement released on Monday.

Fainting foreigner not caused by coronavirus

Cambodia's Ministry of Health on February 9 denied posts on social media that the fainting of a foreigner at the Phnom Penh International Airport was caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

1st and only coronavirus patient in Cambodia fully recovers

The first and only novel coronavirus patient in Cambodia has fully recovered and will be discharged from the hospital on Monday, said a news release from the Health Ministry's Communicable Disease Control Department (CDCD) on Sunday.

Accelerating progress on sexual & reproductive health & rights is key driver towards SDGs

Improvements in the health sector, as well as in other sectors such as infrastructure development, economic growth and poverty reduction, play a major role in improving not only health and life expectancy of the people, but also have a direct impact on their sexual and reproductive health.

Experts Warn Coronavirus May Be Spreading Undetected in Indonesia, Thailand

The number of coronavirus cases reported in Indonesia and Thailand is well below what scientists would expect, given how closely connected the countries are to the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak.

Why Cambodia’s right not to evacuate Wuhan despite coronavirus fears

While the rest of the world was clamouring to get their nationals out of Wuhan, Cambodia’s Hun Sen mulled a visit to the outbreak’s epicentre.

In show of gratitude, Cambodian families send masks to Chinese doctors to combat coronavirus

Eighty-six Cambodian families, whose children had received free heart surgeries in China donated more than 5,000 masks to Chinese doctors to help them fight against the novel coronavirus, an organizer said.

China and Cambodia: Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Hun Sen’s “special visit” to China was a high-profile show of support for Beijing’s handling of the outbreak.

China declines Cambodia PM’s request to visit virus epicentre

China turned down a request from Cambodia's leader Hun Sen to visit the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak to comfort stranded Cambodian students as it could not "properly arrange" a trip to locked-down Wuhan city, state media said Wednesday.

PM Hun Sen plans to visit Cambodian students in Wuhan, seeks Chinese permission

Prime Minister Hun Sen intends to fly to the Chinese city of Wuhan on Wednesday (Feb 5) to visit Cambodian students stranded there.


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Cambodia detects 1 new COVID-19 case, 287 in total

Cambodia confirmed one new imported case of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total number of infections in the kingdom to 287, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a press statement.