Cambodia’s Sees COVID-19 Spike After Chinese Nationals Break Quarantine

The government has also deported a Chinese media proprietor for spreading “fake news” about COVID-19 vaccines.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen sharply in Cambodia after four Chinese nationals allegedly bribed security guards and fled quarantine from a five-star hotel. At least two women then went on a partying spree through numerous nightclubs and visited friends.

After they were apprehended, two tested positive for the disease.

CCTV footage of one girl and a security guard leaving her room and exiting the hotel through a fire-escape went viral across the country, enraging locals who view the pandemic as a “foreigners disease” which is threatening their health and has wrecked the economy.

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