covid-19 law

Hundreds of Travel Violations Lead to One $250 Fine

Hundreds of people have been caught violating the countrywide inter-provincial travel ban, landing them in quarantine, including one man fined $250 after fleeing quarantine in Kandal and traveling to Pursat.

A roadblock on National Road 6 between Phnom Penh and Kandal province on the morning of April 10, 2020 (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

Travel Ban for Two Weeks Announced

UPDATED 10 p.m. — Travel between provinces has been banned for two weeks from Wednesday through April 20, spanning the Khmer New Year holidays amid the country’s worst Covid-19 outbreak to date, the government announced in a statement late Tuesday.

Officers outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on November 26, 2020. (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

Three Men Arrested for Party Allegedly Violating Covid-19 Measures

Three men drinking and singing through loudspeakers in a rented room in Phnom Penh late Sunday afternoon have been arrested for allegedly violating the city’s Covid-19 measures, which include a requirement for social distancing in all public and private areas except for people who live together and certain other exemptions.