Cambodia reports two new imported COVID-19 cases

PHNOM PENH (Xinhua) – Cambodia yesterday confirmed two new imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 141, according to a Health Ministry’s press statement.

The latest cases are two Cambodian males, aged 15 and 23 years old, the statement said, adding that both travelled to Cambodia from Malaysia via a direct flight last Friday.

“They were tested positive for COVID-19 (on Saturday) and are currently undergoing treatment at the Chak Angre Health Center in southern Phnom Penh,” Health Ministry’s secretary of state and spokeswoman Or Vandine said in the statement. She added that other 105 passengers including 103 Cambodians and two Malaysians have been placed under a 14-day mandatory quarantine.