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Battambang keeps 59 markets shut

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Battambang keeps 59 markets shut

The Battambang Provincial Administration will extend the closure of 59 markets across the province for another week through August 21 to curb the spread of the Covid-19, especially its Delta variant.

According to a notice dated August 12, the extension is due to the fact that the number of Covid-19 patients in this province has recently increased.

The province first shut the markets on August 1.

As of August 12, the province had recorded a total of 4,450 cases with 2,929 recoveries and 54 deaths.

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