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At least 88 Covid-19 cases logged in Svay Rieng

Svay Rieng provincial administration has detected at least 88 Covid-19 patients, all of them are garment workers from six districts and two cities.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50865364/at-least-88-covid-19-cases-logged-in-svay-rieng/

At least 60 garment workers test positive for Covid-19 in Svay Rieng

At least 60 garment workers have tested positive for Covid-19 at A and J Cambodia in Tay Seng 1 Special Economic Zone, in Svay Rieng province’ Bavet city today, sending thousands of other workers to run amok. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50862887/at-least-60-garment-workers-test-positive-for-covid-19-in-svay-rieng/

Factories reopen with 50 percent of workers switching every two weeks

In a first phase of reopening factories in Yellow Zones, the government will allow 50 percent of workers to resume production with shifts changing every two weeks. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50852893/factories-reopen-with-50-percent-of-workers-switching-every-two-weeks/

Over 200 factories suspended, 1,673 workers test positive

A total of 206 factories have now been temporarily closed due to the ongoing Covid-19 community outbreak, with 1,673 workers known to have contracted the virus and over 17,000 additional workers currently isolated in quarantine, according to Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training spokesperson Heng ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-200-factories-suspended-1673-workers-test-positive

Some 1.2 million of workers bear the brunt of Covid-19

An estimated 1.2 million factory workers have been affected by the government’s lockdown of Phnom Penh and adjacent Takmao town in Kandal province, which will now be extended to May 5, according to the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training spokesperson Heng Sour. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/some-12-million-workers-bear-brunt-covid-19

More than 1,600 workers and traders have been infected with Covid-19 since March 21

As of the evening of April 19, more than 1,000 workers and more than 600 traders have been infected with Covid-19, which infections recorded from March 21. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50841675/more-than-1600-workers-and-traders-have-been-infected-with-covid-19-since-march-21/

Government preparing for garment workers’ vaccination

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MoLVT) has called for preparation for vaccination of garment workers, as the government prioritised them in the list of people to be vaccinated against the COVID-19. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50829140/government-preparing-for-garment-workers-vaccination/

Workers unions request minimum wage of $250

Workers Unions representing over 10,000 workers in the Kingdom have requested the government an increase in minimum wage to $250 per month for garment workers, an augmentation of $60 in wage compared to the original stipend imposed in 2020.​ ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50719380/workers-unions-request-minimum-wage-of-250/

More than 10,000 workers to be placed in quarantine

More than 10,000 garment workers who recently returned to Phnom Penh from various provinces after the Khmer New Year will be placed in mandatory quarantine, according to officials. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715017/more-than-10000-workers-to-be-placed-in-quarantine/

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