Passengers at the airport in Phnom Penh (Photo: Reuters) 

The information was released by the Cambodian Ministry of Health on April 7th.

Accordingly, the 27-year-old patient entered Cambodia on March 10th and was diagnosed with the coronavirus on April 6th. She is currently receiving treatment at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh.

Amid the complicated developments and rapid spread of the COVID-19 epidemic in Cambodia, Mr. Vo Tuan Ngoc, Counsellor of the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia, said that the embassy will work closely with the Khmer-Vietnam Association and other relevant agencies to urge Vietnamese citizens to take preventative measures to protect themselves.

In addition, the embassy has been striving to regularly provide Vietnamese citizens with updated information on the pandemic, whilst also urging them to strictly abide by health recommendations of the Cambodian government such as avoiding crowded places and restricting travel./.

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