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Banteay Meanchey extends curfew amid Covid

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Banteay Meanchey provincial governor Um Reatrey has extended administrations and curfew in Poipet town for another two weeks through August 7 to curb the spread of Covid-19. FACEBOOK

Banteay Meanchey extends curfew amid Covid

Banteay Meanchey provincial governor Um Reatrey has extended administrations and curfew in Poipet town for another two weeks through August 7 to curb the spread of Covid-19.

All non-essential travels crossing Poipet town are banned from 10pm to 4am, except for health reasons or other family emergencies, Reatrey said in a directive on July 23.

Also exempted from the ban are lorries transporting cargos to and from the Thai borders.

Travel is also permitted for medical workers from private and state institutions, civil servants on duty, firefighters, police and members of the armed forces, as well as waste collection trucks, lorries transporting construction materials and concrete transit mixers that have a permit issued by the relevant authorities.

“Any individual caught violating this measure are subject to legal action in accordance with the Covid-19 law and other legal regulations,” Reatrey said.

On July 23, the provincial administration reported 74 more Covid-19 cases and 291 recoveries.

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