Migrant Workers Return Home Amid Covid-19 Fears, Border Closures

Thousands of migrant workers from Thailand and Vietnam returned to Cambodia in the last week, as governments closed borders in an effort to limit the spread of Covid-19.

The Cambodian consulate in Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province said in a statement on Sunday that the Thai government ordered the closure of the country’s border checkpoint adjacent to Poipet from Monday until April 5.

Another five Thai provinces closed their borders with Cambodia until further notice, the Cambodian consulate said.

In full: https://vodenglish.news/migrant-workers-return-home-amid-covid-19-fears-border-closures/

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