Cambodia’s confirmed cases soar

(Fighting new crown pneumonia) Cambodia’s confirmed cases surge

  China News ServicePhnom Penh, September 28 (Reporter Ouyang Kaiyu) In recent times, the number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in Cambodia has increased sharply. Especially since the Dead’s Day holiday, the number of new cases per day has risen from about 500 to more than 800. .

Data map: On April 16, local time, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a food delivery worker was driving on an empty road.

According to a report from the Ministry of Health of Cambodia on the 28th, the country reported 866 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia that day, 505 new cases were cured and discharged, and 26 new deaths. Among the newly confirmed cases, 783 were community-transmitted infections and 83 were imported confirmed cases, most of them from Thailand. Up to now, a total of 110,700 cases have been diagnosed nationwide in Cambodia, a total of 101,600 cases have been cured, and a total of 2,287 cases have died.

Many temples in Phnom Penh were temporarily closed due to the outbreak of the epidemic shortly after the opening of the important traditional festival of the Dead’s Day in Cambodia. In view of this, the Phnom Penh Municipal Religious Affairs Bureau recently issued an emergency notice announcing the suspension of religious gatherings and sacrificial activities in all temples in Phnom Penh until further notice. At the same time, a new epidemic broke out in many temples across Cambodia, which led to the official cancellation of ritual activities during the festival.

The capital of Phnom Penh is still the “severely hit area” of the new round of Delta epidemic, and new infections continue to appear. According to the report of the Cambodian Ministry of Health’s Working Group on Tracking Suspected Cases on the 28th, a new Delta epidemic has appeared in the Uyasi market. A market vendor became ill on the 21st of this month and was diagnosed with Delta virus on the 24th. Three stalls operated by patients and some nearby stalls have been closed.

The market is located in the center of Phnom Penh and has a high number of people. The new crown epidemic has been reported many times before. The official working group reminded people who have recently visited the Uyasi market if they have fever, cough and other suspected symptoms, they should go to the sampling point for testing immediately .

In addition, several markets, construction sites, shops, and financial institutions in Phnom Penh have also recently experienced delta epidemics. For this reason, the city government has further extended the city’s epidemic prevention regulations in addition to economic blockade of relevant areas. (over)

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