Cambodian PM pledges no COVID-19 lockdowns despite rumors

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Thursday that there would not be any lockdowns to be imposed in the kingdom over the concerns about COVID-19 spread.

“In my status as the head of the government, I would like to confirm that there will be no any lockdowns of the country, the capital, or any provinces or areas,” he said in a post on his official Facebook page.

His remarks came after rumors have spread that the Cambodian government would lock down capital Phnom Penh and ban travels between provinces.

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