Cambodia to Return 15 million Promised Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to China
Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has decided to return to China 15 million doses of vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic committed by the country.
“This morning, I approved the health minister’s request to return 15 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to China so that the latter can help other vulnerable nations,” he said at the closing ceremony of the 42nd Health Conference in Phnom Penh this afternoon.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen pointed out that those 15 million doses had not yet been delivered to Cambodia, therefore the Chinese friend can donate them to other nations.
As of Mar. 6, more than 14.6 million of the total Cambodian population of 16 million have been vaccinated with the basic doses. Nearly 10.6 million got the 3rd shot while some 5 million the 4th jab, over 1.73 million the 5th dose, and almost 300,000 the 6th shot.
Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse