COVID-19 pandemic in Cambodia

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COVID-19 pandemic in Cambodia
COVID-19 Outbreak Cases in Cambodia.svg
Map of provinces with confirmed cases
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationCambodia
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseSihanoukville
Arrival date27 January 2020
(8 months, 2 weeks and 4 days)
Confirmed cases122
14,156 tests conducted (as of 12 May)
Active cases1
Severe cases1
Recovered121
Deaths
0
Territories
12 provinces and Phnom Penh
Government website
Communicable Disease Control Department

The first case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed in Cambodia on 27 January 2020.[1]

According to Global Health Security Index's report in 2019, Cambodia ranked 89th out of 195 countries in preparedness for infectious disease outbreak.[2]

On 27 January, the first case had been confirmed in Sihanoukville on a 60-year-old Chinese man who arrived in 23 January from Wuhan, Hubei with his family.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cambodia confirms first case of coronavirus: Health minister". CNA.asia. 27 January 2020. Archived from the original on 27 January 2020. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  2. Global Health Security Index, 2019 Source
  3. 谭欣雨. "Cambodia confirms first case of novel coronavirus: health minister – Chinadaily.com.cn". China Daily. Archived from the original on 28 January 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  4. "Coronavirus confirmed in Cambodia". Khmer Times-US. 27 January 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.