Prison Department begins vaccinations for all Cambodian prisoners

A health care worker draws a dose of COVID-19 vaccine during the ongoing vaccination campaign in Phnom Penh, April 1, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

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.