Phnom Penh (FN), Mar. 23 – A 62-year-old Cambodian woman living in Phnom Penh died of COVID19 on 23 March 2021, according to the Ministry of Health's announcement issued today.

The woman tested positive of COVID19 on 20 March 2021 and received treatment at Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital.

"The woman passed away due to COVID19 and severe lung disease," the ministry confirmed.

This is the 5th death registered in Cambodia.