Six New COVID-19 Cases; Four from Already-Quarantined Viking Journey Cruise

The Cambodian government confirmed six new coronavirus cases in the country; two additional cases from a French tour group in Sihanoukville and four from the Viking Journey Cruise, whose passengers were quarantined two weeks ago.

This takes Cambodia’s tally to 93 cases, a majority of the cases reported just in the last two weeks. Speaking to volunteer doctors and healthcare professionals in Phnom Penh, Prime Minister Hun Sen confirmed two more cases among the French tour group quarantined in Sihanoukville.

So far, 33 of the 36 tourists in that group have tested positive, as well as two Cambodian guides accompanying them. However, the Health Ministry did not confirm the two new cases as of publication.

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