Cambodian capital to end blanket COVID-19 lockdown despite surge

Cambodia registered a record 841 new coronavirus cases on Monday but Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered the end to a blanket lockdown in the capital Phnom Penh and said there would be only be lockdowns in areas where infections have surged.

The Southeast Asian nation has recorded one of the world`s smallest COVID-19 caseloads, but infections have climbed from about 500 in late February to 15,361 now, with a total 106 deaths.

It reported 730 new cases on Sunday and a second highest daily record of 841 on Monday.

In full: https://www.wionews.com/world/cambodian-capital-to-end-blanket-covid-19-lockdown-despite-surge-382586

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