Malaysian preacher in Cambodia recovers, 50 Covid-19 patients cured in total


A worker wearing a protective suit spraying disinfectant on oil-storage bottles in front of a closed shop as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Cambodia's Kandal province on Sunday (April 5). Cambodia has so far reported 114 cases of coronavirus. - AFP

PHNOM PENH: One more Covid-19 (coronavirus) patient in Cambodia has recovered, bringing the total number of patients cured in the country so far to 50, said a Ministry of Health (MoH) statement released on Sunday (April 5).

The latest discharged patient is a 62-year-old Malaysian Islamic preacher, who was treated at the Kampong Cham provincial hospital, the statement said.

"To date, 50, or 43.85%, out of the 114 Covid-19 positive patients in Cambodia have recovered," MoH's secretary of state and spokeswoman Or Vandine said in the statement.

She said the remaining 64 patients have been receiving treatment at various designated hospitals.

According to the spokeswoman, no new Covid-19 case was detected in the kingdom on Saturday. - Xinhua/Asian News Network
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