All 79 Cambodians back from mosque event in Malaysia tested for Covid-19

A senior Cambodian official said on Saturday (March 21) that all 79 Cambodians, who had returned home from a mass religious ceremony in Malaysia, had already been tested for the Covid-19 (coronavirus) symptoms.

Citing a health ministry statement released on Saturday (March 21), Othsman Hassan, a senior minister in charge of the Islamic affairs, said 25 of them had been tested positive for the virus.

“They were infected the virus when they attended the Islamic religious ceremony at Sri Petaling mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (from Feb 27 to March 1),” he said in a press conference here.

In full: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2020/03/21/all-79-cambodians-back-from-mosque-event-in-malaysia-tested-for-covid-19

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