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18 more Covid deaths, 655 infections in Cambodia

Publication date 24 June 2021 | 11:59 | ICT

The Ministry of Health on June 24 reported another 655 Covid-19 cases, all but 72 of which were linked to the February 20 community outbreak.



  • UK’s Raab in Kingdom to reinforce trade, ties

    Britain's foreign minister Dominic Raab met his Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn on June 23 to forge deeper bilateral ties and discuss the UK’s bid for ASEAN Dialogue Partnership status as Cambodia is slated to chair the bloc next year.

  • Tonnes of drugs set to be destroyed, clampdown goes on despite Covid

    The National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) will destroy several tonnes of narcotics on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26.

  • Three land in court for Takeo murder over volleyball

    Takeo provincial criminal police referred three men to the provincial court on June 23 for stabbing a man to death over a volleyball dispute on June 19 in Komar Reachea commune’s Khnar Tong village of Bati district.

  • Journalists asked to help push road safety

    The Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation is working to change worker transport vans to safer ones with helmets provided for workers and motorcycle riders free of charge – an initiative supported by Minister of Information Khieu Kanarith who also asked journalists to promote road traffic safety.

  • Vaccinations exceed target

    Cambodia is on track to vaccinate its four millionth person against Covid-19 within a week, or sooner if government-procured shots arrive as scheduled, according to Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine.

  • CMAC set to train 10 Covid-19 virus sniffing canines

    The Cambodia Mine Action Centre (CMAC) will train 10 dogs in the detection of Covid-19 in early July after the canines have been taught to be obedient.

  • Kratie-Kampong Thom bridge awaiting Hun Sen’s approval

    Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol is awaiting Prime Minister Hun Sen’s approval to build a bridge connecting the provinces of Kratie and Kampong Thom after the Chinese government agreed to provide a loan to Cambodia.

  • Almost all illegal structures moved from capital rivers

    Only 64 illegal constructions remain in Phnom Penh’s rivers after the recent police operations aimed at removing them.

  • Committee discusses Smart City

    The Ministry of Interior’s committee tasked with coordinating Smart City projects on June 22 met with relevant institutions to discuss establishing a vision and national policy for the programme.

  • Capital canal restored for flood prevention

    Improvements to Canal 5 in Stung Meanchey III commune of Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district are underway ahead of potential flooding in the rainy season.