Cambodia schools reopen as COVID vaccinations near targets

Secondary school students in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh returned to classrooms on Wednesday, marking a milestone in the Southeast Asian nation’s battle with COVID-19.

For the first time since February, many of the almost 140,000 pupils in the city sat for in-person lessons at both public and private schools that had been certified as safe by the Ministry for Education.

All teachers and school staff were required to take rapid COVID-19 tests prior to returning to campuses. Twenty-four out of more than 10,000 tested positive, according to local media. Students and staff were also made to show vaccination cards before entering school grounds, where masks are mandatory.

In full: https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Coronavirus/Cambodia-schools-reopen-as-COVID-vaccinations-near-targets

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