The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) announced on Sunday that it will not provide social security cards to anyone who does not show proof of COVID-19 vaccination after the Phnom Penh administration put in place measures requiring people to show their vaccination cards upon entering and exiting public and private institutions in the capital.
The Labor Ministry changed its instructions regarding COVID-19 testing for workers returning from the Pchum Ben holidays next week, saying they would be asked — but not required — to receive rapid tests before returning to work.
Cambodia’s Health Ministry has instructed all state institutions, private companies, factories and other organizations to frequently carry out rapid tests for all staff and employees as the country continues to record hundreds of new cases every day. The announcement did not provide a specific definition of what constitutes an organization.
Phnom Penh City Hall sets sweeping new factory regulations to combat COVID-19 outbreaks among workers
Phnom Penh City Hall on Tuesday released three plans aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19 among factory workers. The trio of ambitious, though non-binding, plans set new regulations and requirements for factories in the coming years, including providing accommodation and transportation for workers — two areas that have contributed to high rates of infections.
WHO, labor leaders urge stronger action to prevent COVID-19 in factories as more workers test positive for virus
As the World Health Organization urges action for Cambodian garment workers infected with COVID-19, union leaders are calling on the government to take stronger action to protect factory staff.