Cambodia locks down provincial borders as Covid-19 spikes

Prime Minister Hun Sen says lockdown could be extended and vaccinations made mandatory.

The Cambodian government has closed its provincial borders as pandemic numbers continue to rise sharply and warned a current nighttime curfew could be extended.

Health officials reported a further 91 new cases of Covid-19 on April 7 with at least 22 deaths as testing continues at rate of about 4,000 people a day.

Of the latest cases, one was a 33-year-old Indonesian man who returned from Indonesia by air on April 5.

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