Cambodia imposes 2-week lockdown in capital

Cambodia’s government has imposed a two-week lockdown for the country’s capital Phnom Penh amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced late on Wednesday the lockdown in the capital and a nearby area from Thursday to April 28.

The country had until recently managed to keep infections largely contained. But last Friday the daily tally hit a record 576 cases.

In full: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20210416_21/

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