Two clusters have emerged in Phnom Penh: one at the popular Orussey Market and the other at Din Han Enterprise, a Taiwanese-owned factory.
The police arrested 21,566 people linked to 10,461 drug-related crimes in 2020, up from 20,490 people arrested in 2019, according to National Police statistics.
The government has restricted travel between provinces and cities, banned large gatherings and imposed a curfew in the capital Phnom Penh for two weeks from April 1.
The National Assembly of Vietnam this week appointed the Communist Party’s Pham Minh Chinh to succeed outgoing prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who currently serves as the President of Vietnam.
A statement dated Wednesday said that visitors are banned from April 7 through April 20.
Around 50 workers from Din Han Enterprise, a Taiwanese-owned garment factory, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.
The current vaccination push is targeting priority groups, including government officials.
The Health Ministry on Tuesday said that there are currently 1,003 patients who are being treated at health facilities across the country.
Fear of physical violence and legal risk is a daily part of the job, according to Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association.
The new curfew will be in place from April 1 to April 14 between 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Suy Sophan, 65, passed away on March 29 due to liver cancer.