Cambodia Reports 10 More Cases; Tally Increases By 40 Cases In A Week

Cambodia’s coronavirus count increased by 10 new cases as of Thursday night, after the Ministry of Health reported that four Cambodians and six Malaysian nationals had tested positive for the virus, taking the total number of cases to 47.

The recent spike in cases comes as Cambodia banned all Vietnamese nationals from entering the country, a day after Vietnam closed several border crossings and enforced visa restrictions on all nations, including those with visa exemptions like Cambodia.

In a ten-minute audio clip made public on social media, Prime Minister Hun Sen said that Vietnam had closed the border to stem the spread of the virus, which is why Cambodia had decided to do the same.

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