Cambodia to shut borders with Vietnam amid raging pandemic

The border between Cambodia and Vietnam will close due to Covid-19, while Singapore requires recent returnees from Vietnam to self-quarantine for 14 days.

Cambodia would not allow no border traffic via either land, sea or air starting 11:59 p.m. March 20 to alleviate the burden on both Vietnamese and Cambodians in quarantine, according to a Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation letter sent March 18.

The request aims to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the Cambodian foreign ministry affirmed.

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