Poipet casinos ordered closed as Cambodia’s COVID-19 pandemic spreads

Authorities in Cambodia’s Banteay Meanchey Province, which incorporates the border town of Poipet, have ordered the temporary closure of all casinos as an outbreak of COVID-19 continues to spread across the nation.

There were 171 cases of COVID-19 reported in the province on Tuesday, prompting authorities to issue a statement which read, “The casino business in Banteay Meanchey province is temporarily closed until further notice.”

Provincial administration director Chhoeun Kraiyong noted that guests of Poipet’s casinos were among those to have tested positive.

In full: https://www.asgam.com/index.php/2021/04/28/poipet-casinos-ordered-closed-as-cambodias-covid-19-pandemic-spreads/

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