Hun Sen: No lockdown in Cambodia after Hungarian minister visit

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen insisted Thursday his country would not go into lockdown, despite growing coronavirus concerns after senior officials tested positive following a meeting with Hungary’s minister.

Hungarian Foreign and Trade Minister Peter Szijjarto was found to have Covid-19 after a visit to Phnom Penh, where he met Hun Sen and numerous other officials. He left the Cambodian capital for Bangkok on Nov 3.

Cambodia has tested more than 1,600 people linked to Szijjarto’s visit and four were positive, according to the ministry of health.

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