Man Dies at Tbong Khmum Quarantine Center, Tests Negative for Covid-19

A Cambodian man who tested negative for Covid-19 was found dead in a quarantine center in Tbong Khmum province on Wednesday after voluntarily quarantining himself there since Sunday.

Keo Vannak, director of the provincial health department, said on Thursday that the 21-year-old migrant worker who had recently returned to the country from Malaysia died of exhaustion. The unnamed man’s body was cold and he fainted before he died, according to Vannak.

In a statement noting his death, the Health Ministry said the man’s postmortem sample was found to be negative for Covid-19 on Thursday evening.

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