Royal Government Announces to Distribute 2 Million Facemasks to Poor People in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, November 11, 2020 —

The Royal Government of Cambodia has announced to distribute 2 million facemasks to poor people in Phnom Penh capital.

The move was made known this evening in a letter of H.E. Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health to H.E. Khuong Sreng, Phnom Penh Municipal Governor.

According to the letter, at the order of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, the Ministry of Health will take out 2 million facemasks from the strategic repository of the Royal Government to Phnom Penh Municipal Hall to distribute to people in poor communities.

As of this morning, there are in total 301 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cambodia, of them 288 or 95.68 percent have successfully recovered.

By C. Nika