State officials have begun a campaign to vaccinate all of Cambodia’s nearly 39,000 prisoners against COVID-19 after 34 inmates tested positive for the virus last weekend in the Preah Sihanouk provincial prison.
More than 40 taxi drivers and over a hundred passengers, most of them garment workers, have been detained while trying to leave restricted red zones since May 6, Choam Chao 1 commune police chief Say Chamroeun said on Monday. They are now quarantined for 14 days at Kork Banhchoan Primary School in Pur Senchey district.
Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration extends lockdown as some residents complain of food shortages
“Now, the big problem is I do not get income everyday,” Chav said. “I do not have reserves because my business just brings me a daily wage.”
With Phnom Penh’s citywide lockdown set to end today, the Ministry of Labor announced new COVID-19 regulations for factories — including that they must split their workforce into two groups, to trade off every two weeks.
The government on Monday said it would lift the lockdowns of Phnom Penh and Takhmao City when they expire May 5, but may continue smaller targeted lockdowns of any areas with high rates of COVID-19 infections.