Aust stay-behinds bunker down in Cambodia

Australian diehards who disregarded pleas from family and friends and opted not to catch the last flight out of Cambodia as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold are dealing with lost income and home sickness but are otherwise doing okay.

“On consideration and weighing statistics, I decided I would run more risk by travelling and also I did not have anywhere to isolate except with my sister who I could perhaps infect,” said restaurant consultant and 20-year resident Wendy Lucas.

Cambodia and its proximity to China was initially considered a high risk country amid the outbreak.

In full: https://www.standard.net.au/story/6752568/aust-stay-behinds-bunker-down-in-cambodia/

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