Cambodia’s COVID-19 death toll tops 2,000 with 20 new fatalities

Cambodia’s death toll from COVID-19 has risen to 2,007 on Thursday after 20 new fatalities were reported, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

The kingdom also confirmed 589 new infections including 148 imported cases, pushing the national total caseload to 97,524, the ministry said, adding that additional 480 patients recovered, taking the total number of recoveries to 92,495.

The Southeast Asian nation launched a COVID-19 inoculation drive in February, targeting to vaccinate 12 million people, or 75 percent of the kingdom’s 16-million population by the end of this year.

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