After a Six Week Lull, Cambodia Reports Second Coronavirus Case

The Cambodian Ministry of Health on Saturday announced it had detected a second new COVID-19 case this week, bringing the country’s novel coronavirus tally to 124 infections.

This is Cambodia’s second new case this week, after nearly six weeks of no new cases reported in the country. As of last weekend, there were no active cases in the country, after all 122 COVID-19 patients had been cleared of the respiratory disease.

The new case was a 39-year-old Cambodian woman in Phnom Penh, who was found to be positive for the coronavirus Friday night. The Ministry of Health statement said she had returned from New York, United States, on May 8 after transiting through South Korea.

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