Cambodia reports 5 new COVID-19 cases including 2 U.S. diplomats

Cambodia on Friday confirmed five new COVID-19 cases including two U.S. diplomats, raising the total number of infections in the kingdom to 171, according to the Health Ministry.

The new cases included two U.S. senior diplomats and three Cambodians, the statement said.

The two diplomats arrived in Cambodia on Wednesday from the United States, with connecting flight No. KE689 in South Korea, and their testing results provided by the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh on Thursday turned out to be positive for COVID-19.

In full: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-07/17/c_139219823.htm

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