Cambodia delivers 200,000 Covid vaccines to Vietnam

The Cambodian government has delivered 200,000 doses of the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine to Vietnam and announced another round of financial relief for the garment and tourism sectors.

The Covid-19 vaccines were handed over to Vietnamese officials at the Bavet-Moc Bai border checkpoint. Hanoi has lagged Cambodia in rolling out its vaccination program with just 23 percent of its population fully vaccinated and 55 percent receiving their first jab.

Daily caseloads in Vietnam have fallen from their peak of more than 14,000 a day in September but numbers remain high with more than 4,000 cases a day still being reported.

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