Cambodia: Foreign couple test positive for Covid-19, 122 in total


A man riding his food motor-cart past a barricade as police block motorists from passing at a checkpoint set up at the border between Phnom Penh and neighbouring Kandal province, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, in Phnom Penh. Cambodia’s government has banned people from traveling between Phnom Penh and other provinces, and from district to district, to contain the pandemic. - AFP

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia on Sunday (April 12) confirmed that a foreign couple was tested positive for the Covid-19 (coronavirus), raising the total number of the confirmed cases in the kingdom to 122.

The new patients are a 50-year-old Canadian man and his 24-year-old Vietnamese wife, said a Ministry of Health statement, adding that the man worked at a casino in capital Phnom Penh, and his wife came to Cambodia as a tourist and stayed at an apartment on St. 302 in the capital's Boeung Keng Kang I district.

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