Kampot Imposes Curfew in Fear of Covid-19 Spread From Casino

Kampot has imposed a province-wide curfew and ban on alcohol sales after more than 200 Covid-19 cases were found at a casino along the Vietnamese border, with an official saying there were fears that visitors who were in potential contact had spread across the province.

Toul Tom Poung market around 6:30 p.m. on April 14, 2021. (Huy Ousa/VOD)

Updated: Hun Sen Officially Declares Lockdown of Phnom Penh

UPDATED 8:56 a.m. — Phnom Penh residents are restricted from leaving their homes except to buy food three times a week or for work and emergencies, and business activities must be curtailed except for those that provide for “daily needs” or are conducted online, Prime Minister Hun Sen declared just before midnight.

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.