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Russian jabs get approval

The Health Ministry has authorised the use of four types of Russian Covid-19 vaccines in emergency situations, including, Sputnik V, Sputnik-Light, CoviVac and EpiVacCorona. .. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50962225/russian-jabs-get-approval/

Cambodia set to receive 1 million doses of Sinovac this month

Prime Minister Hun Sen said that Cambodia will receive another 1 million doses of Sinovac from China this month. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50962722/cambodia-set-to-receive-1-million-doses-of-sinovac-this-month/

Government continues recovery measures against COVID-19 impacts

The Royal Government continues measures to mitigate the socio-economic fallouts of the COVID-19 pandemic and to support businesses to get back on track for the recovery stage. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50961812/government-continues-recovery-measures-against-covid-19-impacts/

PM: Cambodia ‘fully reopened’ from 1st of November

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced the full reopening of the country from 1 November 2021. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50962742/pm-cambodia-fully-reopened-from-1st-of-november/

Preah Sihanouk launches training programme for drug addicts

The National Centre for Voluntary and Community-based Treatment Service and Rehabilitation for Drug Addicts based in Preah Sihanouk province’s Stung Hav district on October 22 launched the first vocational training course to equip addicts with skills before their reintegration back into society. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-launches-training-programme-drug-addicts

Quarantines waived for recovered Covid patients

The Ministry of Health has waived the 14-day quarantine requirement for Covid-19 patients who have fully recovered from the disease, according to a directive issued by Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng on October 26. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/quarantines-waived-recovered-covid-patients

Minister of Justice again instructs to expedite court proceedings to help resolve prison overcrowding

The Minister of Justice, Mr. Keut Rith, once again instructed the President of the Municipal Court, the Prosecutor of the Capital-Provincial Court to expedite the proceedings in the prosecution, investigation and trial phase to contribute to resolving overcrowding in prisons, especially in the context of ...

Voun Dara
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2021-10-27-0858-225749.html

Cambodia to donate 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced to donate 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam to contribute with the latter to combating the pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50959945/cambodia-to-donate-200000-doses-of-covid-19-vaccine-to-vietnam/

Gov’t spent more than $570 million on IDpoor

Ministry of Social Affairs announced yesterday that the government has spent more than $570 million to provide cash assistance to poor families suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic from June 25, 2020 to September 24 this year. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50959640/govt-spent-more-than-570-million-on-idpoor/

MoH ends at-home quarantine for recovered patients

The Health Ministry yesterday announced the exemption of at-home quarantine for Covid-19 patients who have completed treatment at hospitals or treatment centres. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50959497/moh-ends-at-home-quarantine-for-recovered-patients/

Quarantine waived for health workers and service providers

The government will waive quarantine for medical workers and frontline service providers at treatment facilities who maintain strict health measures while on duty and receive negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/quarantine-waived-health-workers-and-service-providers

UN officials praise Cambodia as more jabs arrive

UN officials commended Cambodia’s all-out Covid-19 vaccination campaign as the latest batch of vaccines provided through Covax – a global initiative aimed at ensuring equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines – arrived at Phnom Penh International Airport on the evening of October 22. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-officials-praise-cambodia-more-jabs-arrive

No more closure or lockdown of buildings, schools or markets if a COVID-19 positive case is identified

Prime Minister Hun Sen has yesterday declared  with immediate effect, there will be no more closure of schools, places of businesses and markets if a case of COVID-19 were to break out in any location. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957434/no-more-closure-or-lockdown-of-buildings-schools-or-markets-if-a-covid-19-positive-case-is-identified/

Cambodia to set aside $700 million for continuation of COVID-19 interventions in 2022

The Royal Government plans to budget more than $700 million for the continuation of interventions against the effects of Covid 19 in 2022.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957425/cambodia-to-set-aside-700-million-for-continuation-of-covid-19-interventions-in-2022/

Cambodia set to launch Post Covid recovery plan soon

Cambodia is set to launch soon, its Post COVID economic recovery plan, thanks to its high rate of vaccination which stood at 85.33 percent as of Friday, October 22. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50957334/cambodia-set-to-launch-post-covid-recovery-plan-soon/

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/

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