Cambodia passes 120,000 COVID case total – but daily new case figures remain ‘minimal’

As Cambodia moves to a post COVID normality, The Kingdom once again recorded the lowest daily new COVID case figures (diagnosed by PCR test) in an unprecedented run of 56 days of ‘new normal’ low case numbers.

Today’s official daily new COVID case total (diagnosed by PCR test) was 32, bringing the COVID case total to 120,009 cases.

Nine months after the February 20 Community Event, Covid-19 in Cambodia has been brought under tight control and the country is fully reopening in almost all sectors.

However, Cambodia has suffered massively due to the pandemic – not only with the death of almost 3,000 citizens, but also with the enormous economic repercussion to The Kingdom’s manufacturing and tourism sectors.

The PM stated that the COVID-19 crisis has cost Cambodia about $ 2.3 billion.

The badly hit Nightclub sector – mooted to reopen on the 30th of November – faces uncertainty due to the long term economic effects of the COVID-19 closure with the general manager of Phnom Penh’s popular Love Club telling Khmer Times yesterday that the owner  is considering whether to open, close or to sell the club to another owner.

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