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People queue for vaccines on the street in front of Phnom Penh's Stung Meanchey primary school on May 11, 2021. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Phnom Penh Claims 99.2 Percent Vaccinations as Campaign Closes

Health Ministry spokesperson Or Vandine posted a speech on Thursday saying that 2.13 million people had been vaccinated with at least their first doses in Phnom Penh — or 99.2 percent of the city’s population. She also raised the possibility of securing third doses for people in the future.

A shopper selects vegetables at a street market stall near Phnom Penh's Olympic Market ahead of the two-week citywide market shutdown on April 24, 2021. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Phnom Penh Public Markets Allowed to Reopen All Stalls

Public markets have been allowed to reopen all stalls — not only essential items — in a late-night announcement by Phnom Penh City Hall, as shoppers on Tuesday welcomed a return to relatively normal routines.