All 79 Cambodians back from mosque event in Malaysia tested for Covid-19


Travellers wearing full protective suits and masks as a precaution after the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, at Phnom Penh International Airport in Cambodia (March 21). The govt announced that that all 79 Cambodians, who had returned home from a mass religious ceremony in Malaysia, had already been tested for the Covid-19 (coronavirus) symptoms. - Reuters

PHNOM PENH: A senior Cambodian official said on Saturday (March 21) that all 79 Cambodians, who had returned home from a mass religious ceremony in Malaysia, had already been tested for the Covid-19 (coronavirus) symptoms.

Citing a health ministry statement released on Saturday (March 21), Othsman Hassan, a senior minister in charge of the Islamic affairs, said 25 of them had been tested positive for the virus.

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