Cambodia eyes tourism boost after quick Covid vaccine rollout

Six-year-olds are inoculated as the country hopes for a reopening by the last quarter.

Cambodia has begun vaccinating children aged 6-11 against Covid-19 as China promises a further nine million doses of its Sinopharm and Sinovac vaccines to improve access for people seeking a third booster shot.

The Southeast Asian country is also seeking donations promised by Australia for a further 2.3 million doses and will undertake a study on the possibility of vaccinating children as young as three.

Hopes are growing that foreign tourists could return in the last quarter to boost the damaged economy.

In full:

Related Stories

Latest News

The Weekly DispatchA weekly newsletter from The Cambodia Daily delivering news, analysis and opinion to your inbox. Published every Friday at 11:30am. Sign up today.