Drivers and garment workers detained for trying to leave red zones

A man tries to walks through a blocked street in the red zone at Stung Meanchey III commune in Phnom Penh, May 10, 2021. CamoJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

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.