Cambodia closes schools nationwide over COVID-19 concerns

All schools across Cambodia are ordered to close in an effort to counter the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic in the latest announcement of the country’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport.

The ministry on March 16 ordered both public and private educational institutions to start an early summer vacation with immediate effect until further notice.

On March 15 night, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen issued urgent measures to prevent and contain the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

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