Cambodia mandates mask wearing nationwide as 556 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

Cambodians nationwide have been required to wear face masks as the Southeast Asian nation reported 556 new COVID-19 cases and 14 more deaths on Tuesday.

In a statement released late on Monday, Health Minister Mam Bunheng imposed a mandatory mask-wearing rule in additional 15 provinces, bringing all of the kingdom’s 25 cities and provinces under the rule.

“Requirements for wearing face masks and maintaining a physical distancing (of 1.5 meters from each other) must be implemented from now on until further notice,” he said.

In full: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/asiapacific/2021-08/17/c_1310132356.htm

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