Authorities tracking down travelers who shared flight with coronavirus patient

The Health Ministry has been tracking down travelers who shared a flight with the country’s first coronavirus patient and testing them for the novel virus.

Ly Sovann, ministry spokesman, said several passengers on the flight that brought Jia Jianhua, 60, from China’s Wuhan city to Sihanoukville on Jan. 23 have been put under observation.

“We found some passengers who flew with the coronavirus patient and some people who stayed with him, but they did not have symptoms of the coronavirus,” Sovann said.

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