US funds additional 1.5 million USD for Cambodia’s COVID-19 response

The US Government has recently committed an additional 1.5 million USD in funds to assist Cambodia’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the US Embassy in Cambodia’s April 27 press release.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the US has committed over 3.5 million USD in total through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to mitigate the spread of the disease in the Southeast Asian country.

US Ambassador Patrick Murphy said that the additional assistance will help Cambodia’s health system track the disease, treat those infected with the coronavirus, and prevent further virus transmission.

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