No new cases have been reported for the 19th day in a row, as Cambodia continues its march toward ‘COVID Zero.’
The official daily COVID case count (as established by PCR) for today was zero, bringing the total number of COVID cases to 136,262.
Cambodia also reported 0 new COVID-19-related deaths, COVID-19 has already claimed the lives of 3,056 Cambodians.
In the Kingdom, the novel variation was discovered in 0 new communities and 0 new imported cases.
There are 15,821 Omicron cases in Cambodia today, with 1362 imported and 14420 community cases.
There are currently no active COVID cases in the Kingdom (as of the above statement).
Thanks to an unusual series of 19 zero case days – the first since the commencement of the ‘February 20th event’ in 2021 – Cambodia is getting closer to achieving ‘COVID Zero,’ putting the country among the top ranks of countries that have recovered from the epidemic.
Cambodia would slip into the COVID-19 trap, according to the Prime Minister, if necessary steps are not taken and the people do not participate.
The Prime Minister also emphasised the importance of vaccination, stating that it will help to ensure the long-term viability of the recovery effort by boosting economic growth, rising people’s living standards, and lowering poverty.
Meanwhile, evidence shows that, after rapidly growing due to Omicron, COVID cases have now rapidly reduced.
The Ministry of Health has claimed, however, that the daily COVID numbers do not reflect the current number of COVID cases in Cambodia.
According to other figures, there are presently 115,043 Community Cases, with 21219 being imported.
Cambodia also reported 0 new COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths in Cambodia to 3056.
According to a PCR test, there have been no verified recoveries, and there are presently five active COVID cases in Cambodia.