Coronavirus cases in Cambodia climb to 24

All public and private schools, institutes and universities of all levels across the country have been ordered to temporarily close as the number of coronavirus cases climbed to 24 late Monday.

In a statement, the Health Ministry said the Pasteur Institute had found 12 new positive results for coronavirus. Eleven of them had attended an Islamic ceremony in Malaysia, it said.

The new coronavirus patients have been quarantined across the country, including two at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Referral Hospital, two in Phnom Penh at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital, two at the Kampong Chhnang Provincial Referral Hospital, and four at the Battambang Provincial Referral Hospital.

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