Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 28 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen allowed Phnom Penh garbage collectors to get COVID19 vaccines with the first priority batch, according to Ministry of Health’s announcement obtained by Fresh News on Sunday.

"According to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s recommendations, COVID19 vaccines (Sinopharm Beijing Institute of "Biological Products), a precious humanitarian donation from the People’s Republic of China, is allowed to continue to be distributed to the garbage workers in Phnom Penh, in addition to the health workers, the national police and the frontline authorities,” announced Health Ministry.

The Ministry of Health has instructed the Provincial / Municipal / District / Khan Governors, Village / Commune / Sangkat Committees to arrange for garbage collectors in Phnom Penh aged between 18 and 59 years old to be vaccinated on a voluntary basis.

The designated location is at 8 referral hospitals in Phnom Penh such as:

1: Phnom Penh Referral Hospital
2: Prek Pnov Referral Hospital
3: Chbar Ampov Referral Hospital
4: Dangkao Referral Hospital
5: Sensok Cambodia China Friendship Referral Hospital
6: Chaktomuk Referral Hospital
7: Samdech Ov Referral Hospital Samdech Mey
8: Pochentong Referral Hospital