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Cambodia allocates $1.2 billion for pandemic, EBA

Concerns mount as Covid-19 cases spike among incoming passengers.

Cambodia reports 4 new COVID-19 cases, 272 in total

Cambodia on Thursday confirmed four new imported COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections in the country to 272, said a statement from the Health Ministry.

Two Test Positive for Covid-19 After Release From Quarantine

Two Cambodians tested positive for Covid-19 this past weekend after they had been released from two separate quarantine centers, leaving health workers to trace more than 50 people with whom they were in contact, officials said.

The role of political parties in the fight against COVID-19: Cambodia’s perspectives

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on humanity across the globe.

Cambodia suspends flights from Philippines to curb Covid-19 spread

Cambodia decided on Tuesday to temporarily suspend flights from the Philippines in a bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19, according to Health Minister Mam Bunheng.

Ministry says peacekeeper with Covid-19 had no community interaction

A female Cambodian peacekeeper who returned from a United Nations mission to Mali in July tested positive for Covid-19 on August 8but has not been in recent contact with anyone outside of her family in Takhmao City, according to the Health Ministry.

Ahead of Holiday, Drivers, Travelers Told to Take Covid-19 Precautions

Before international visits to Cambodia picked up following restrictions on travel to the country, and within it for one week during the nation’s biggest holiday, passengers were wearing face masks and using hand sanitizer frequently, said Khim Borann, a general manager at Penh Chet Transportation company near Phnom Penh’s Deum Kor Market.

Some 1,500 Contract Chikungunya Across 15 Provinces, Ministry Says

Almost 1,500 people have tested positive for the mosquito-borne illness chikungunya fever in more than half of the nation’s provinces, the Health Ministry said, with officials instructing local authorities to get rid of mosquito breeding areas.

Hun Sen stresses international cooperation for Covid-19; three cases reported on Aug 10

Addressing global leaders at a virtual summit calling for international cooperation in the fight against the pandemic on Sunday (Aug 9), Prime Minister Hun Sen said only if nations worked together will the world defeat the crisis and thrive in its aftermath.

Cambodian microfinance borrowers urgently need debt relief

Measures announced by Cambodia’s banks and microfinance lenders to help clients who are unable to repay because of COVID-19 are grossly inadequate.

Ministry records two new Covid cases, two recoveries

The Ministry of Health on Sunday confirmed two new Covid-19 cases in the Kingdom as well as two recoveries.

Theatres to reopen soon; 3 imported Covid-19 cases reported

Cambodia's cinemas and theatres will get the green light to reopen although no official date has been set, the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts announced.

Cambodia: Govt announces Chikungunya has hits 15 provinces

Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine has announced that the chikungunya outbreak in the Kingdom has spread to 15 provinces. Some 1,700 people are now suspected to have the disease.

How Did Vietnam and Cambodia Contain COVID-19 With Few Resources?

As the coronavirus has ravaged its way across the world, some countries in Asia have shown a remarkable ability to evade its worst effects.

Cambodia allows cinemas, arts performing venues to reopen after COVID-19 brought under control

Cambodia decided Thursday to allow all cinemas and arts performing facilities across the kingdom to reopen following the temporary shutdown in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said a Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts (MCFA) statement.

Ministry Urges Strict Watch After Two Flee From Covid-19 Quarantine

The Health Ministry has instructed Phnom Penh and provincial authorities to tighten security at Covid-19 quarantine centers after two men who have tested negative escaped from a designated site in Prey Veng province for several hours on Monday.

Cambodia Will Not Test Returning Students For COVID-19

Cambodia’s government has decided against COVID-19 testing for students returning to their studies at 20 schools in the capital Phnom Penh and other areas of the country after parents protested, claiming the tests are unnecessary.

Thailand prepares for return of Cambodian, Myanmar and Laos migrant workers

Thai authorities have prepared to welcome back migrant workers from Cambodia as Thailand is moving into phase 7 of its Covid-19 lockdown easing.

Cambodia confirms 2 new imported COVID-19 cases, 243 in total

Cambodia on Wednesday confirmed two new imported COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections in the country to 243, said a Health Ministry's statement.

Cambodia eases Covid-19 travel restrictions

Thousands remain stranded as coronavirus case numbers creep up.


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Chinese Covid-19 Quarantine Fugitives Still at Large After 2 Weeks

Phnom Penh’s police chief said on Wednesday that authorities have yet to track down two Chinese men who escaped from Covid-19 quarantine on September 9 despite authorities searching for two weeks.