Cambodia bans media coverage from Covid lockdown ‘red zones’

Cambodia on Tuesday ordered journalists to stop reporting from blockaded coronavirus “red zones” and from chasing ambulances as the country battles against a record surge in infections.

The country has seen Covid-19 cases surge since February, when an outbreak was first detected among its Chinese expatriate community.

On Tuesday, officials announced a record 938 new infections, bringing the total cases to 16,299 with 107 deaths.

In full: https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210504-cambodia-bans-media-coverage-from-covid-lockdown-red-zones

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