Cambodian woman returning from U.S. tests positive for COVID-19

2020-11-18 06:05:53 GMT2020-11-18 14:05:53(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- A Cambodian woman tested positive for the COVID-19 after arriving in the kingdom from the United States, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement on Wednesday.

The 49-year-old woman landed in capital Phnom Penh on Monday from the United States via a connecting flight in South Korea.

"The result of her samples' test showed that the woman was positive for the COVID-19, and she is currently undergoing treatment at the Chak Angre Health Center in southern Phnom Penh," the MoH said.

The remaining 123 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 country has recorded a total of 304 confirmed COVID-19 cases to date, the MoH said, adding that none have died and 291 have recovered. Enditem