PM declares Cambodia fully reopen from Nov 1

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that Cambodia is reopening the country fully across all sectors from November 1 on the basis of four factors: Full vaccination of much of the population, the availability of effective Covid-19 treatments and medicines, increased experience in dealing with ...

Mom Kunthear

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

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

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

Siem Reap, Kampong Speu lift Covid restrictions

The Siem Reap Provincial Administration has lifted the 9pm-3am curfew throughout the province after a decrease in the rate of new Covid-19 cases. Kampong Speu province similarly decided to lift restrictions and reopen businesses. ...

Lay Samean

Siem Reap villages remain in lockdown

Siem Reap provincial authorities have decided to extend the lockdown of Varin village in Varin district and commune for another week through October 1 after many Covid-19 cases were detected. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Students fed despite school closure

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has pitched in to help with Covid-19 relief efforts by distributing rice to over 13,000 students in six provinces as part of the government’s efforts to implement social protection policies. ...

Voun Dara

Covid surge prompts anti-Covid education campaign

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng on September 18 urged the Phnom Penh municipal governor and his provincial counterparts to promote greater community awareness and participation in the Covid-19 fight, amid an eight-day trend of over 600 new daily cases. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Ministry issues instructions for safe Pchum Ben, Kathen

The Ministry of Cults and Religions has issued instructions for the upcoming Pchum Ben and Kathen festivals that adhere to pandemic health measures in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. ...

Mom Kunthear

50 new furnaces burn 100 tonnes Covid waste daily

The Ministry of Environment is installing 50 incinerators to burn medical waste from Covid-19 treatment and quarantine centres in the capital and 20 provinces to solve the problem head-on as about 100 tonnes of this waste was piling up per day across the country.​​ ...

Lay Samean and Mom Kunthear

Handle Covid waste properly, or else: Phnom Penh official

Phnom Penh Covid-19 patients under home-based treatment and those who care for them could face legal consequences if they fail to properly dispose of waste to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading, in a manner outlined in a recent municipal hall instruction. ...

Mom Kunthear

Battambang deploys 50 additional border security forces to prevent citizens trying to hop border illegally

The 817th Border Guard Police Battalion deployed 50 troops along the border line to prevent citizens from attempting to enter or leave as well as prevent Thai nationals from attempting to cross over. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Oddar Meanchey rushes to cope with dire situation

Oddar Meanchey province has embarked on the construction of a 3,000-bed treatment centre and a 3,000-bed quarantine centre in order to meet the deluge of returning migrant workers from Thailand through its borders. ...

Yim Sreylin

Four provinces extend restriction against the Delta variant

Even as the government lifted Covid-19 restrictions in most parts of the country on August 19, at least four provinces have decided to extend the measures for another week in a bid to contain the highly contagious coronavirus Delta variant. ...

Mom Kunthear

Street in Phnom Penh’s Riverside district closed for 3 days due to suspected ‘Delta’

The Sub Committee for COVID-19 says that it has closed a Phnom Penh street for 3 days in order to investigate a possible outbreak of the ‘Delta’ variant. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Masks a must in 15 provinces

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng issued a public health notice requiring people in 15 provinces to wear masks and socially distance from now until further notice. ...

Mom Kunthear

Health ministry set for Covid campaign

The Ministry of Health will launch another national campaign dubbed ‘Join Hands to Prevent the Spread of Covid-19’ on August 16, according to spokeswoman Or Vandine. ...

Mom Kunthear

Banteay Meanchey reopens Cambodian-Thai border

Banteay Meanchey provincial governor Om Reatrey has reopened the border to receive Cambodian migrant workers returning from Thailand who were left stranded after the government imposed a lockdown to contain Covid-19. ...

Lay Samean

Restrictions extended as new Delta cases detected

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration has decided to extend the nighttime curfew for one more week through August 19, while Covid-19 restrictions on Siem Reap and the seven provinces bordering Thailand will remain in place until August 19.​​ ...

Lay Samean and Voun Dara

Patients tested with Delta variant not allowed for ‘home hospitalisation’

All patients tested with the Delta variant are not allowed to be treated at home, but at designated COVID-19 treatment centres or hospitals depending on the patients’ real health situation. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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