Cambodia’s Only Confirmed Coronavirus Patient Released From Hospital

Cambodia’s only patient confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus was allowed to leave hospital quarantine on Monday morning after he tested negative for the new viral strain, the Health Ministry said.

Chinese man Jia Jianhua, 60, had tested positive for the respiratory virus two weeks ago, after having traveled to Preah Sihanouk province with three family members from China’s Wuhan, where the virus was first detected in late December.

More than 40,000 cases of the virus have been confirmed in more than 20 countries, with 99 percent documented in mainland China, according to data from the U.S., E.U., China and World Health Organization (WHO) compiled by Johns Hopkins University, as of Monday evening.

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