Cambodia imposes virus curbs along Thailand border over Delta fears

Cambodia imposed fresh coronavirus restrictions Thursday for eight provinces bordering Thailand, clamping down on the movement of millions of residents to curb the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.

In recent weeks, scores of Cambodian migrant workers have returned home from Thailand, which is battling a Delta-fuelled Covid-19 wave.

Cambodian health authorities raised the alarm this week, citing 39 new Delta cases — 21 in migrant workers returning from Thailand and the rest in contacts.

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