These countries have no official coronavirus cases. How did they do it?

Cambodia has joined a small list of mostly Pacific Island nations with no official active coronavirus cases, but some question the numbers.

Cambodia’s last coronavirus patient was discharged from a hospital in Phnom Penh on the weekend, meaning the country now officially has zero active patients with the disease.

The Southeast Asian country has reported a total of 122 coronavirus cases, but has officially recorded no deaths from the virus.

Cambodia joins a handful of countries declared coronavirus-free – most of them in the Pacific Islands – but Lee Morgenbesser, a senior lecturer at Griffith University who studies Cambodia, is sceptical about the government’s figures.

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