All public and private schools in Prey Veng province have to be closed down from Mar. 10 until further notice.
The temporary schools closure in Prey Veng province was made known by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in an announcement dated yesterday with an aim to prevent large-scale community transmission of COVID-19 in the province.
All school institutions in the province must adopt the online teaching and learning practices during this period, the announcement underlined.
Threat of COVID-19 is recurring in Cambodia following the outbreak of community transmission called Feb. 20 Community Event.
This morning, Cambodia reported 39 new cases of COVID-19; the tally increased to 1,163, of which 652 are linked to the Feb. 20 incident. A total of 597 patients have so far recovered with no fatal case.