Private schools across Cambodia are struggling to stay afloat amid a seemingly endless school closure following the February 20 COVID-19 community outbreak. Many private schools, especially primary schools and provincial schools, have been forced to completely close down operations due to the severe financial crisis caused by the pandemic.
Thousands of students in the northwest will miss the beginning of the new school year next week, with at least ten schools along the border having been converted into Covid-19 quarantine centers for migrant workers returning from Thailand, officials said.
As a new cluster of positive COVID-19 cases rose to 14, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday ordered all events and gatherings cancelled, all trials postponed and announced an end to the school year, as health officials scramble to test and isolate potential infections.
Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Health Ministry announced Saturday night that Cambodia had seen its first case of COVID-19 community transmission after a high-ranking Interior Ministry official and his family tested positive for the virus. The new cases come a little over two weeks after the country had another coronavirus scare, when a visiting […]
All public and private schools have been temporarily closed in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap until further notice and citizens of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.S. have been banned from entering the country amid coronavirus fears.