Cambodian PM says Covid-19 hits almost half of Buddhist pagodas in capital

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that the Covid-19 has hit almost half of the Buddhist pagodas here in the capital city.

“Yesterday, medical teams took samples from Buddhist monks and laypeople at all the pagodas in Phnom Penh for testing. As a result, COVID-19 cases had been found in almost half of the pagodas,” he said in a voice message released publicly.

There are 151 Buddhist pagodas in the capital city, according to the Ministry of Cults and Religions.

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