Cambodia to end coronavirus lockdown in capital

Phnom Penh, neighboring city of Takhmao were closed off since April 15 amid virus surge in Cambodia

Cambodia will lift a coronavirus lockdown in the capital and a neighboring city from Thursday, the country’s premier announced on Monday.

Phnom Penh and Takhmao were placed under lockdown on April 15 amid a rise in COVID-19 cases.

“The royal government has issued a decision to end the lockdown starting May 6, 2021, replacing it with new measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19,” Prime Minister Hun Sen said in an address.

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