Cambodia sees Covid-19 records as government warns of stricter curbs

Cambodia on Wednesday reported record daily rises in coronavirus deaths and cases, reaching what its government called the “red line” in its biggest outbreak so far.

The Southeast Asian nation reported 27 deaths from COVID-19 and 1,130 cases on Wednesday.

Cambodia successfully contained its outbreaks throughout last year and had among the world’s smallest caseloads, but it has been battling to control the spread since its detection of a highly transmissible variant late in February.

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