Phnom Penh municipal administration has decided to continue its administrative measures for two more weeks, from Oct. 15 to 28, in order to combat and prevent the spread of COVID-19, especially the Delta variant.

According to the new directive issued this evening, high-risk occupational and business activities such as cinemas, KTVs, nightclubs, beer gardens and all kinds of entertainment businesses have to temporarily shut down for 14 more days.

Moreover, private gatherings of over 50 people will also be prohibited during the same period, but with some exceptions, it added.

Occupational and business activities and gatherings that are not restricted must carry out the health safety rules strictly, the directive underlined.

As of today, Cambodia’s COVID-19 tally rose to 115,875 of which 19,285 have been imported. The pandemic has so far claimed 2,584 lives, but 109,655 have recovered.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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