Thirty families living alongside a Phnom Penh railroad are still calling on municipal authorities to allow them to keep living in the capital after being forced to relocate outside of the city.
Public and private secondary schools were reopened across the country on Wednesday as Prime Minister Hun Sen announced plans to vaccinate children aged from six to 12 against COVID-19 to allow primary schools to reopen as well.
As the government prepares to reopen secondary schools in Phnom Penh, some say they will require parents and students to test for COVID-19.
More and more Cambodians have been turning to mental health services as a result of the fear and stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts say that loss of employment caused by the economic downturn as well as government restrictions and school closures have given rise to increased levels of depression and anxiety.
Phnom Penh’s plastic consumption appears to have risen sharply due to the increased demand for take-out packaging and COVID-19 personal protective equipment throughout the capital’s curfew and ban on dine-in eating.