Cambodia's new positive cases include former patient in Malaysia, says Dr Noor Hisham

Published on 29 Jun 2020 7:54:41 PM

One of Cambodia’s newest Covid-19 positive cases is a former Covid-19 patient in Malaysia who had been discharged, says the Health Ministry.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that on Monday, adding that the Cambodian, who was Malaysia’s “patient 1,051” had been admitted for Covid-19 in the past and discharged.

Dr Noor Hisham was asked to comment on two new imported Covid-19 cases which were reported by Cambodia’s Health Ministry on Sunday (June 28).

The two cases were two Cambodian males, aged 15 and 23, who arrived in Cambodia from Malaysia on a direct flight on Friday (June 26).

On the second patient, Dr Noor Hisham said the individual is a student in a tahfiz school in Malaysia.