Fears grow that Cambodia may cross Covid red line

Authorities are warning that Cambodia is dangerously close to crossing the Covid-19 red line — meaning its healthcare capacity will be exhausted — as Prime Minister Hun Sen further tightened border security in a bid to fend off the Delta variant.

At a cabinet meeting Hun Sen ordered authorities to prevent the Delta variant arriving from Thailand by being imported by Cambodian workers returning from across the border.

“We need to strengthen the capacity to curb Covid-19 along the Cambodian-Thai border to thoroughly search for and to prevent the virus from transmitting into the community,” he said.

In full: https://www.ucanews.com/news/fears-grow-that-cambodia-may-cross-covid-red-line/93245#

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