Phnom Penh (FN), Sep. 15 – The Kingdom will launch a campaign to vaccinate children aged 6-12 years old, starting on 17 September 2021, Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen announced in a voice message on Wednesday.

“When the children are vaccinated, schools will reopen,” said the premier.

As of 14 September, Cambodia has vaccinated nearly 10 million of its target population aged 18 and above, and over 1.7 million children aged 12-17.