The Kingdom’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage is edging ever closer to 100 per cent of the target 10 million adult population, fuelling the Ministry of Health’s hopes of reaching the corresponding targets for other age groups soon.
The Ministry of Health on October 25 reported 116 new Covid-19 cases, 17 of which were imported. It noted that all the cases were confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests.
While commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreements on October 23, the government reaffirmed commitment to embracing and defending the country’s independence, sovereignty, neutrality and territorial integrity as stated in the accord and established in the nation’s Constitution.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration has decided to establish a working group to inspect and evaluate old buildings in all districts to strengthen the mechanism for protection and maintenance of structures and as a basis for applying for registration as a heritage building to the Ministry of
Cambodia and Vietnam have committed to expediting discussions intended to bring about a mutually acceptable solution regarding the remaining 16 per cent of the Cambodia-Vietnam border that lacks official demarcation and to strengthen coordination at the border to stop criminal offences like drugs
The Takeo Provincial Court placed a man in pre-trial detention on October 23 and is investigating five other suspects in connection with the murder of a woman in Neak Ta Tbal village of Angkor Borei district’s Kok Po commune.
World Health Organisation (WHO) representative to Cambodia Li Ailan said it was good news that economic activity will resume as businesses and the general public have been hit hard by the pandemic, but she also cautioned that everyone has to strike a balance between reopening and the implementation
The Ministry of Health on October 24 reported 128 new Covid-19 cases, 14 of which were imported.
The government has decided to lift its ban on direct flights from Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines as it is looking to reopen the economy in phases after the Covid-19 situation in the country has been largely brought under control.
Sre Ambel district police in Koh Kong province confiscated over 200kg of illegal substances and arrested six suspects in Sre Ambel commune on October 22.