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UK-donated Covid-19 vaccines touch down in Phnom Penh

415,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines donated by the UK Government to Cambodia landed at the Phnom Penh International Airport this afternoon. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50909430/uk-donated-covid-19-vaccines-touch-down-in-phnom-penh/

Secondary schools set to reopen

The Education Ministry will be ready to reopen secondary schools nationwide starting in either September or October, after having been closed for several months to prevent the spread of Covid-19. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908820/secondary-schools-set-to-reopen/

Lockdown against COVID-19 hampers Century Entertainment’s launch of new Cambodian casino

Strict lockdown measures in place nationwide, implemented on July 29 has again hampered the opening of Century Entertainment’s launch of new Cambodian casino in Koh Kong. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908972/lockdown-against-covid-19-hampers-century-entertainments-launch-of-new-cambodian-casino/

Prey Veng villagers refuse burial for Covid-19 victim

The body of a deceased Covid-19 patient was finally taken by his relatives to his hometown in Tbong Khmum province after hundreds of villagers in Prek Khsay Kor commune of Prey Veng province’s Peamro district refused to bury him in the cemetery behind their village ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/prey-veng-villagers-refuse-burial-covid-19-victim

HIV/AIDS victims will not be neglected during C-19

All the 75,000 HIV and 62,310 AIDS patients will continue getting their antiretroviral therapy and all other services and treatments during the Covid-19 pandemic, said National AIDS Authority (NAA) chairman leng Mouly. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908071/hiv-aids-victims-will-not-be-neglected-during-c-19/

Anti-Covid drive steps up as Delta proliferates

The Ministry of Health has renewed its Covid-19 prevention campaign efforts in light of the confirmed presence of the Delta variant in Cambodia as many locations across the country return to lockdown and curfew to stem its spread. ...

Long Kimmarita and Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/anti-covid-drive-steps-delta-proliferates

Cambodia to open doors for vaccinated tourists

The Ministry of Tourism is set to reopen its doors for international tourists who are vaccinated to visit the Kingdom next year with some new criteria, including making sure that they are not infected with the disease. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907964/cambodia-to-open-doors-for-vaccinated-tourists/

Search for suspected ‘Delta’ variant at Phnom Penh market

The COVID Research Subcommittee says that a search operation for suspected ‘Delta’ variant infection is currently underway in Deum Kor market, between Mao Tse Tong Boulevard (St. 245) and Monireth Boulevard (St. 217), in Khan Tuol Kork, Phnom Penh after after a Delta Kovid-19 virus-positive ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907691/search-for-suspected-delta-variant-at-phnom-penh-market/

Three dogs successfully trained to sniff C-19

Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC) director-general Heng Ratana told Khmer Times yesterday that three sniffer dogs were successfully trained to detect the Covid-19 virus. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907243/three-dogs-successfully-trained-to-sniff-c-19/

More US-made Johnson & Johnson Covid jabs arrive

The second batch of 609,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine donated by the US touched down in Phnom Penh in the early hours of August 2. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-us-made-johnson-johnson-covid-jabs-arrive

AZ Covid shot to be used as booster for China jabs

Prime Minister Hun Sen has decided to use the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines as the booster dose for the Chinese-manufactured Sinopharm and Sinonac vaccines, while the US-donated Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be used for ethnic minority groups and migrant workers. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/az-covid-shot-be-used-booster-china-jabs

PM launches under 18’s vaccination campaign in Phnom Penh

Cambodia launched this morning at the Peace Palace the vaccination campaign of children aged between 12 and 17 years old against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50905873/pm-launches-under-18s-vaccination-campaign-in-phnom-penh/

PM makes major speech on Cambodia’s current and future COVID situation and strategy

Prime Minister Hun Sen made a major speech this morning at opening ceremony of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign for children and young people from 12 to 17 years old. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906142/pm-makes-major-speech-on-cambodias-current-and-future-covid-situation-and-strategy/

PM Hun Sen bans public hospitals from collecting fees for Covid-19 testing

Mr. Hun Sen banned public hospitals nationwide from charging fees and he has also appealed to private hospitals to keep fees for Covid-19 testing affordable. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906204/pm-hun-sen-bans-public-hospitals-from-collecting-fees-for-covid-19-testing/

Eight million more vaccines to arrive by middle of August

The Health Ministry yesterday confirmed Cambodia will receive eight million more doses of Covid-19 vaccines by middle of this month. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906280/eight-million-more-vaccines-to-arrive-by-middle-of-august/

Boosting protection: PM approves third jabs in wake of Delta variant scourge

In the wake of the rapid spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced yesterday that the AstraZeneca, Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines will be used as booster shots for all Cambodians who have been vaccinated twice. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906235/boosting-protection-pm-approves-third-jabs-in-wake-of-delta-variant-scourge/

22 more provinces get nod for Covid home care

The Ministry of Health has allowed 22 more provinces to provide home-based treatment for mild and asymptomatic Covid-19 cases. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/22-more-provinces-get-nod-covid-home-care

Tbong Khmum enforces curfew

After the government imposed nationwide Covid-19 restrictions to stem the new coronavirus Delta variant, Tbong Khmum province has begun enforcing them with a night-time curfew effective through August 12. ...

So Visal
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tbong-khmum-enforces-curfew

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