COVID-19: High-risk Business Activities and Gatherings Temporarily Banned

Phnom Penh municipal administration has temporarily prohibited all high-risk occupational and business activities for COVID-19 transmission.

This administrative measure comes into force from June 3 to 16, 2021, underlined the municipal administration’s directive made public yesterday evening.

The prohibited occupational and business activities include public and private schools, except online classes; entertainment businesses such as karaoke, night clubs, beer gardens, and casinos; resorts, museums, and amusement parks; massage therapy businesses; and cinemas, theatres, fitness clubs and centres, it pointed out.

At the same time, the source added, large gatherings of 15 people and over are temporarily banned, but with some exceptions.

Moreover, the directive stressed that the decision on May 26, 2021 on the identification of some areas of Psar Tauch village of Sangkat Tuol Sangke 1 in Khan Russey Keo, and some areas of Prey Tea 1 village of Sangkat Chom Chao 3 in Khan Pursenchey as “Dark Yellow” zones will remain effective until further notice.

As of yesterday, there are in total 31,460 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cambodia, of which 24,042 have recovered with 230 deaths registered.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press