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Health ministry issues SOP for travellers

The Ministry of Health released their official Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on October 20 for all travellers to Cambodia, with the specific instructions varying according to whether the traveller is fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated or unvaccinated. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-ministry-issues-sop-travellers

Cambodia provides cash assistance to pandemic-hit families for another 3 months

The Cambodian government will continue providing cash assistance to about 700,000 families hit by COVID-19 for another three months from October to December, according to a decision released on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955991/cambodia-provides-cash-assistance-to-pandemic-hit-families-for-another-3-months/

Presentation of vaccination card at schools not mandatory for U-18s

Children and youth under 18 years of age are not required to show their COVID-19 vaccination card or certificate when entering and leaving school institutions, both public and private in Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954510/presentation-of-vaccination-card-at-schools-not-mandatory-for-u-18s/

Siem Reap reopens 44 schools and plans to reopen 129 more

After requests were sent, inspections and evaluations conducted, and meetings held, Siem Reap finally reopened the doors of 44 schools and will be reopening 129 more two days after. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50954141/siem-reap-reopens-44-schools-and-plans-to-reopen-129-more/

Covid vaccination card required for NSSF services in Kingdom

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) under the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training advised all offices in the capital and provinces not to provide services for any individual who cannot show a Covid-19 vaccination card or certificate. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-vaccination-card-required-nssf-services-kingdom

Vocational training centres to reopen

The virtual reopening of the vocational training centres across the country took place yesterday and presided over by Labour Minister It Samheng and around 200 other people. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50950391/vocational-training-centres-to-reopen/

Capital heading for full reopening with jab card rules in public places

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng urged all authorities in the capital to apply strict measures in schools, markets and businesses to prevent the spread of Covid-19 before the expected reopening of all sectors. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-heading-full-reopening-jab-card-rules-public-places

Unvaccinated people the majority of Covid fatalities

A senior Ministry of Health official said most Covid-19 patients who had died were unvaccinated, while the death of vaccinated people was caused by underlying health problems. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unvaccinated-people-majority-covid-fatalities

Covid booster-shot campaign kicks off across the Kingdom

The Kingdom’s third-dose Covid-19 vaccination drive launched on October 11, as the campaign to vaccinate the adult population of 10 million reaches out to the remaining 0.8 per cent. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-booster-shot-campaign-kicks-across-kingdom

Number of children aged six to 12 who have been fully vacinated against COVID-19 in Cambodia increase to more than 530,000

With several different vaccination campaigns against COVID-19 progressing simultaneously, children aged six to 12 currently rank the highest in terms of total percentage vaccinated with 95.84 percent against an intended 1, 897,382. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50949992/number-of-children-aged-six-to-12-who-have-been-fully-vacinated-against-covid-19-in-cambodia-increase-to-more-than-530000/

Sar Kheng seeking problem solvers

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has advised provincial administrations to heed the opinions and comments of their local residents and study the experiences of other governors such as Mao Thonin – the former governor of Pursat province who recently took up the post of Kampot ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-seeking-problem-solvers

Covid puts stress on Kingdom’s mental health

October 10 is World Mental Health Day and the Ministry of Health and World Health Organisation (WHO) have expressed concern for those whose mental health has suffered due to stress and anxiety caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-puts-stress-kingdoms-mental-health

Phnom Penh to kick off Covid booster shot campaign Oct 11

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration calls on residents in the capital’s 14 districts who have received their second dose of Covid-19 vaccine to get their booster shot after a four-month interval. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phnom-penh-kick-covid-booster-shot-campaign-oct-11

$30 million ADB financing to support Cambodia’s COVID-19 response

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $30 million in financing to help strengthen Cambodia’s health system amid a surge in new infections and sustained community transmission of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), said ADB in a press release. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50948240/30-million-adb-financing-to-support-cambodias-covid-19-response/

Home-based treatment allowed for Delta patients

The Ministry of Health has permitted Covid-19 patients infected with the Delta variant to get treatment at home or private clinics.​ ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/home-based-treatment-allowed-delta-patients

Oddar Meanchey next to lift red and orange zone designation

After Siem Reap’s announcement of the termination of its red and yellow zones, Oddar Meanchey followed suit with its own announcement of termination. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50945508/oddar-meanchey-next-to-lift-red-and-orange-zone-designation/

Siem Reap authorities call an end to red and yellow zones designation

After 2 weeks of multiple areas in Siem Reap City being labelled as red or yellow zones and placed under lockdown, the provincial administration announced the termination of the preventive measures. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50944879/siem-reap-authorities-call-an-end-to-red-and-yellow-designation/

Siem Reap Governor threatens resumption of lockdowns and red zones if people didn’t behave with their health

“I will ask the Prime Minister to re-impose the red zone if people continue to violate the health measures of 3 do’s and 3 don’t’s and  cause serious infections in the community again.” Tea Seiha, Governor of Siem Reap Province said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50945365/siem-reap-governor-threatens-resumption-of-lockdowns-and-red-zones-if-people-didnt-behave-with-their-health/

Cambodia’s Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 rises to more than 7800 cases

Cambodia’s Delta Variant infection of SARS-CoV-2 virus has increased exponentially to 7,852 as of Monday, 27 September. ...

Kong Arey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50943873/cambodias-delta-variant-of-sars-cov-2-rises-to-more-than-7800-cases-2/

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