Virus cases soar to 84, latest patients quarantined in Preah Sihanouk hotel

Twenty-nine French tourists and two Cambodians being quarantined at a hotel in Preah Sihanouk province’s Sihanoukville have tested positive for the virus after coming into contact with two COVID-19 patients, raising the tally to 84, according to a Health Ministry’s statement. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50704525/virus-cases-soar-to-84-latest-patients-quarantined-in-preah-sihanouk-hotel/

Religious gatherings banned after COVID-19 infection surges

Prime Minister Hun Sen today announced a ban on all religious gatherings as COVID-19 infection surges in the Kingdom. The ban came after 11 Cambodian who had recently returned from a religious congregation in Malaysia tested positive for COVID-19. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50702722/pm-bans-all-religious-gatherings-in-wake-of-covid-19-pandemic/

Ministry urges journalists to respect patient privacy

The Health Ministry yesterday urged journalists not to name or show pictures of COVID-19 patients because it violates their right to privacy. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700792/ministry-urges-journalists-to-respect-patient-privacy

Third COVID-19 detected on British national

The Health Ministry yesterday announced the Kingdom’s third COVID-19 case detected in Cambodia. Minister Mam Bun Heng during a press conference last night said a 65-year-old British woman is now under quarantine at the Kampong Cham Provincial Referral Hospital. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700374/third-covid-19-detected-on-british-national

$400 million to fight COVID-19

The Finance Ministry today reported the government has accumulated approximately $400 million in savings to be used during COVID-19 emergency cases in the Kingdom. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50699477/400-million-to-fight-covid-19

Cambodia puts 44 people under quarantine for contact with COVID-19-infected Japanese man

Cambodia’s health authorities have put 44 people under quarantine for having contact with a Japanese man reportedly diagnosed with COVID-19, said a Health Ministry’s Communicable Disease Control Department statement on Thursday evening.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698739/cambodia-puts-44-people-under-quarantine-for-contact-with-covid-19-infected-japanese-man

Ministry of Health releases statistics at annual congress

The Ministry of Health held its 41st annual congress to promote public health on Tuesday, attended by more than 500 officials from the ministry, local authorities and 25 provincial and municipal health departments. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-health-releases-statistics-annual-congress

PM: Remain vigillant over Covid-19

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday reiterated that Cambodians have not been infected by Covid-19. But despite this, he urged the public to remain vigilant and follow all precautionary measures laid out by the government and health authorities to combat the coronavirus. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-remain-vigillant-over-covid-19

Kingdom ready for Covid-19

The Ministry of Health, the World Health Organisation in Cambodia (WHO) and Institute Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) on Monday held a joint press conference to reiterate that they are fully prepared for all eventualities in facing the global outbreak of COVID-19. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-ready-covid-19

Ministry trains journos on Covid-19

In a bid to tackle the spread of misinformation, the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) will on Friday trained journalists on reporting correctly about Covid-19. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-trains-journos-covid-19

Cambodia detects first Wuhan virus case on Chinese national

Health Minister Mam Bun Heng yesterday announced the Kingdom has detected its first Novel Coronavirus infection in Preah Sihanouk province. He said in a press conference yesterday evening the infection was detected by the Pasteur Institute of Cambodia yesterday on 60-year-old Chinese national Jia Jianhua, ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50684361/kingdom-detects-first-wuhan-virus-case-on-chinese-national

PM urges precaution amid virus outbreak

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday called on all Cambodians to bump up precautions to avoid contracting the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that has already killed more than 50 people in China. The prime minister told the public to remain calm but alert about the ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-urges-precaution-amid-virus-outbreak

Medical professionals urged to strengthen code of ethics

The Ministry of Health has instructed medical professionals to improve their abilities and abide by their code of ethics to stymie ongoing complaints, specifically being rude to patients. The ministry’s central committee issued the order on Tuesday during its annual review and outlook meeting in ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/medical-professionals-urged-strengthen-code-ethics

Gov’t ups security to block virus

With the new coronavirus claiming its 17th life in China, the Cambodian Ministry of Health on Thursday said it is taking measures to ensure the disease does not enter the Kingdom, including inspecting all flights from Wuhan City, the outbreak’s epicentre. Ministry secretary of state ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-ups-security-block-virus

PM: Gov’t to inject millions to modernise Calmette Hospital

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that the government will provide $30 million for the state-run Calmette Hospital to continue the construction of a new 12-storey building. Estimated to cost $39.7 million, the building is currently only 17 per cent complete. In a Facebook ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-govt-inject-millions-modernise-calmette-hospital

Unlicensed medicine sale banned

The Ministry of Health has banned the sale of medicine without a legal permit at supermarkets, mini-marts and baby shops nationwide. It said offenders face strict legal measures, including fines of up to 10 million riel ($2,500). A letter signed by secretary of state at ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unlicensed-medicine-sale-banned

Health Minister targets illegal medical practitioners

The Minister of Health has instructed all health departments to completely eliminate illegal medical practitioners in order to ensure that only proper treatment is provided across the Kingdom. Speaking during the Roundtable Forum on Hepatitis C at the University of Health Sciences in Phnom Penh on ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50645365/health-minister-targets-illegal-medical-practitioners/

Joint Asean action sought to fight fake medicine

Cambodia yesterday urged Asean member countries to jointly combat the spread of substandard and counterfeit medicines which are endangering people’s health and welfare and affecting economic growth in the region. Defence Minister General Tea Banh, representing Prime Minister Hun Sen, made the call during the 14th ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50638362/joint-asean-action-sought-to-fight-fake-medicine/

Ministry records decrease in dengue

The Health Ministry yesterday said that the number of people contracting dengue fever continues to decrease across the Kingdom in the wake of a spike. The ministry noted that about 2,400 new cases were found across the Kingdom this month since a spike in July. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635149/ministry-records-decrease-in-dengue/

Mental health patients relocated to new centre

Dozens of patients with mental health disorders were admitted to the newly built Mental Health Rehab Centre in Kandal province’s Kandal Stung district. The centre was established under the Ministries of Social Affairs, Health and Interior. The three-hectare treatment facility was funded with a $500,000 budget ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50622648/mental-health-patients-relocated-to-new-centre/

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