Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Cambodia reported A/H1N1 case reaches 591

PHNOM PENH, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia said Monday that the deadly disease A/H1N1 has reached 591, an increase of 31 cases since early report made in February that recorded with 560 cases.

Ly Sovann, deputy director of the communicable disease control department of Ministry of Health said as of the 26th week of 2010, the record showed 591 cases of A/H1N1, but the number of deaths remains at six since the outbreak last year.

Of all cases have happened in 15 out of 24 provinces and cities across the nation, he said.

The 15 provinces and a city are Phnom Penh, Kandal, Kompong Speu, Takeo, Svay Rieng, Prey Veng, Kompong Cham, Mondulkiri, Banteay Meanchey, Kompong Thom, Udor Meanchey, Battambang, Kampot, Siem Reap and Kompong Chhnang.

Since February this year, Cambodia has conducted vaccination of more than 1 million dozes of new vaccine donated by World Health Organization.

Since the outbreak of the A/H1N1 in June 2009, six deaths were recorded in Cambodia.




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