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Cambodia may extend Covid-19 restrictions by two weeks

Gambling activity has been prohibited as Covid-19 cases continue to rise.
Gambling activity has been prohibited as Covid-19 cases continue to rise.

Cambodia’s capital city imposed a curfew until April 14 in a bid to curb rising cases of covid-19.

Cambodia.- Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city, could face new restrictions if Covid-19 cases continue to rise.

Phnom Penh governor Khuong Sreng has already imposed a curfew until April 14, but that could be extended for another two weeks.

Currnet countermeasures include the prohibition of any activity that would breach social distancing guidelines, including gambling.

The city is also trying to discourage travelling to other provinces, especially for the new year festival on April 14.

The Ministry of Health has reported 2,915 active Covid-19 cases in Cambodia.

The NagaWorld casino complex in Cambodia closed after 11 staff members tested positive for Covid-19 in March. For now, there is no indication of when it will reopen.

Before the lockdown, NagaWorld had reported that average daily mass table game buy-ins reached US$3.74m in the first quarter of the year

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