Phnom Penh (FN), Mar. 26 – Cambodian Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said that from 22-26 March 2020, approximately 40,000 workers repatriated from Thailand after learning that the host country announced to close borders.

His statement was made in a meeting with officials working at Khmer-Thai border in Oddar Meanchey province.

Minister Kheng warned of village lockdown to fight Covid-19. If the household has one person infected, all the members of the household will be quarantined and if several villagers got infected, we may lockdown the whole village.