Cambodia orders more than 3,000 coffins as Covid-19 death toll rises

Cambodia has ordered more than 3,000 coffins from Thailand as the nationwide Covid-19 death toll continues to rise.

The Ministry of Interior said more than 1,000 coffins have already been sent to 12 provinces as the death toll crossed the 1,000 mark with 39 additional deaths yesterday.

The ministry’s secretary of state Kol Vireak said 100 coffins had already been sent to each of the 12 provinces as delivery of coffins from Thailand was expected to be delayed as it was also dealing with a severe outbreak of the disease.

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