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Inter-provincial travel ban lifted; Phnom Penh and Takmao not exempted

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Authorities lock down the main road from Takhmao in Kandal province to nearby Phnom Penh.

Inter-provincial travel ban lifted; Phnom Penh and Takmao not exempted

The government on April 25 decided to lift the inter-provincial travel ban and the closure of tourist attractions across the country, effectively immediately.

The travel ban and closures of all resorts were imposed on April 6 and 17 respectively in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19, especially during Khmer New Year holiday.

“This does not apply to Phnom Penh and adjacent Kandal provincial town Takmao town, which remain in lockdown and under the jurisdictions of the Phnom Penh municipality and Kandal Provincial Administration," said the decision signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on April 25.

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