Cambodian Health Officials Quarantine 44 to Monitor For Possible Coronavirus

Cambodian Health Ministry officials said Thursday that they have quarantined 44 people for two weeks to monitor their health after finding that they came into contact with a Japanese businessman who has tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Ministry of Health’s Communicable Disease Control Department said in a statement on its Facebook page that provincial health authorities in Siem Reap, from where the 40-year-old man left the country, determined that four people had cdirect contact with him, while the reminder had indirect contact.

So far, Cambodian health officials have not detected any infections among those in isolation.

In full: https://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/cambodia-coronavirus-03052020161825.html

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