Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has announced that there is no new case of COVID-19 detected on May 7.

“I’m honoured to tell all compatriots that today is the first time since Feb. 20, 2021 that Cambodia found no new COVID-19 infection,” said the Premier in a new voice message shared this evening.

“Even though tomorrow, new cases would be found, at least we have a day among hundreds of days that there is zero new infection,” Samdech Techo Hun Sen underlined.

The Prime Minister attributed the success to the efforts and contribution of all health officers, authorities at all levels, armed forces, especially each individual, in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anyway, he re-appealed to his compatriots to continue to protect themselves by sticking to the health safety rules. “Although the mandatory mask wearing has been lifting, the government continues to encourage people to continue wearing masks, keeping safety distancing, washing hands and to get vaccinated with the basic doses and the booster doses,” he said.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen also took the opportunity to thank all friendly countries for providing COVID-19 vaccines for Cambodia, which has significantly contributed to the success of Cambodia in this battlefield against COVID-19.

Even though the New Year celebration in mid-April attracted millions of internal tourists, the number of new confirmed cases keep dropping to one digit lately and to only one or two cases a day.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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