Samoeun Nicseybon
The road is barricaded in front of the Bridge high-rise building in Phnom Penh's Chamkarmorn district after a cluster of Covid-19 cases was announced on February 20, 2021. (Pete Ford)

Updated: One Covid-19 Patient at Large, Another Refused Hospitalization

Updated 10:15 a.m. — Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered all schools in Phnom Penh and Kandal province to close down for at least two weeks as the Health Ministry announced 25 more Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, including two who are not in hospital because they either could not be found or refused treatment, and three carrying the more contagious U.K. variant.