Cambodia's Covid cluster cases hit 234

Publication date 26 February 2021 | 13:09 | ICT

The Ministry of Health on February 26 recorded 44 more cases of Covid-19, with 40 linked to the February 20 community transmission, bringing the cluster cases to 234 in less than a week.



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