The government has created 10 sub-commissions to combat Covid-19 with members from both national and sub-national levels, according to a decision issued by Prime Minister Hun Sen on June 19.
According to the 13-page decision, they include sub-commissions for evaluation, planning and strategy; inbound-outbound checkpoints and quarantine; emergency response and contact tracing; technical support and treatment; and laboratory services.
The other five include those for education, training and public communication; technology and statistics; supply and finance; construction and reparation; and control and management of Covid-19 patients' corpse.
The 10 sub-commissions have a total of 220 members including officials from government institutions, the armed forces and officials at sub-national levels. Each sub-commission has between 10 and 35 members.
Prime Minister Hun Sen said each sub-commission has to start fulfilling their tasks from June 19.