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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/

Phnom Penh Authorities continued administrative measures against COVID-19 raises ire

Phnom Penh municipal administration’s decision  to extend its administrative measures for another 14 days, until  October 7, even as the prime minister had called for tourism to resume, especially from China, is seen to be counter productive though essential in combatting and preventing the spread ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939980/phnom-penh-authorities-continued-administrative-measures-against-covid-19-raises-ire/

WHO: Covid in Cambodia goes into new phase

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Cambodia said that Cambodia has reached a new phase of the pandemic with “decreasing case numbers, high vaccination coverage and a more transmissible circulating variant threatening a hidden surge”. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/who-covid-cambodia-goes-new-phase

Delta variant cases in Cambodia jump to 2,647

The total number of Delta variant cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Cambodia has risen to 2,647 after 251 new infections were confirmed.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50929758/amid-lower-covid-19-infection-rates-delta-variant-cases-in-cambodia-has-jumped-to-2647/

Ministry of Education releases guidelines for in-person classes

As the Ministry of Education permits the reopening of classes in low-risk areas, new guidelines were introduced to prevent the spread of Covid-19, especially the Delta Variant. The Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, Hang Chuon Naron, released guidelines for in-person classes in public and ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50926824/ministry-of-education-releases-guidelines-for-in-person-classes/

Kingdom prepared to tackle Delta as confirmed cases soar

Detection of the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 – the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 – has become a humdrum part of life with new cases reported almost on a daily basis in most parts of the country. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-prepared-tackle-delta-confirmed-cases-soar

New testing laboratory in built in Siem Reap

A new laboratory was added to Siem Reap’s Covid-19 testing facilities. The laboratory is capable of running tests for 900 to 1000 samples per day, according the Minister of Health, Mam Bun Heng. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921300/new-testing-laboratory-in-built-in-siem-reap/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/four-provinces-extend-restriction-against-delta-variant

City Hall plans to extend Phnom Penh curfew

Phnom Penh City Hall will extend the  curfew with additional measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, especially the Delta variant, following a series of community-based infections. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918766/city-hall-plans-to-extend-curfew/

Cambodia added to list of ‘High Risk’ countries by Hong Kong

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) has announced that Cambodia is to be added to it’s ‘High Risk’ or ‘Group A’ list, effective from 0.00am on 20 August 2021. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50917939/cambodia-added-to-list-of-high-risk-countries-by-hong-kong/

Cambodian border provinces facing Thailand unite to combat Delta Variant

Faced with the daunting tasks of receiving thousands of returning Cambodian migrant workers from Thailand, provinces bordering Thailand are uniting to share resources, facilities and information to tackle the inflow of migrants seamlessly and efficiently. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918260/cambodian-border-provinces-facing-thailand-unite-to-combat-delta-variant/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/restrictions-extended-new-delta-cases-detected

Cambodia’s Delta Variant infections cross 400

Cambodia’s total number of COVID-19 infected people identified to have been hit by the more severe and highly contagious Delta Variant of SARS-CoV-2 strains is believed to have crossed 400. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50913454/cambodias-delta-variant-infections-cross-400/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50912965/patients-tested-with-delta-variant-not-allowed-for-home-hospitalisation/

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

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/

WHO: collective action necessary to prevent Delta variant disaster

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Cambodia on July 30 called on people from all walks of life to make a concerted effort to stamp out the spread of the novel coronavirus. ...

Lay Samean
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/who-collective-action-necessary-prevent-delta-variant-disaster

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