Tue, 24 Nov 2020

PHNOM PENH, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia's Ministry of Health (MoH) reported on Tuesday that a French woman tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the kingdom to 288.

The 23-year-old woman arrived in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, on Sunday from France via a connecting flight in Singapore, the MoH said in a press release.

"The result of her samples' test showed (on Monday) that she was positive for the COVID-19," the MoH said. "Currently, the patient is undergoing treatment at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital."

The remaining 107 passengers on the same flight have been placed under a 14-day mandatory quarantine at various quarantine centers in the capital, it added.

The Southeast Asian nation has so far recorded a total of 288 confirmed COVID-19 cases, the MoH said, adding that none have died and 283 have recovered.

More Laos News

Access More

Sign up for Laos News

a daily newsletter full of things to discuss over drinks.and the great thing is that it's on the house!