Phnom Penh (FN), Aug. 20 – Cambodia recorded 17 new COVID19 cases on Saturday, down by 11 from Friday, according to Ministry of Health's press release dated 20 August 2022.

The infections brought the total tally to 137,394. The country reported no death from the disease on Saturday, with the total fatalities staying at 3,056.

Nationwide 134,114 COVID19 patients have so far recovered.

Over 15 million doses of COVID19 vaccines, or nearly 95 percent of total population, have been administered in the kingdom. Over 10 million shots on people aged 18 and above, said the ministry.

Cambodia has already recorded COVID19 infections with Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants and is accelerating the inoculation of the fifth dose among citizens.