Photograph: Pha Lina / Phnom Penh Post The government has issued a ban on people traveling from 12 pm on 9 April until 12 pm on Sunday April 16, by this ordinance, restricts travel from one county to another Another province.
In a statement issued yesterday, the directive was to prevent Kovi 19 from spreading in the import phase. Diseases from outside sources reach the stage of epidemics among people in the community.
However, the order is exempt from all types of goods on land, water and railways, including cars and transportation. Civil servants of all state institutions, national and sub-national, aim to carry out the day-to-day tasks that vehicle owners must present to the forces Competitive control Identify their work ID.
There are also exemptions for vehicles and vehicles of all armed forces for the purpose of carrying out their duties, fire trucks Public and private hospital emergency, garbage trucks and garbage.
In addition, the exemption of transporting workers to the workplace of enterprise must be licensed by the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training Or the Department of Labor and Vocational Training.
The other exception is people traveling to the nearest hospital or health center for essential health services Immediately limit the number of people to no more than four persons for each case.
However, the government's announcement states that travel in Phnom Penh will not be barred from crossing That one district.
Prime Minister Hun Sen confirmed in his Facebook post yesterday that the order was made for the safety of the nation and the lives of its victims. People. “I have no better option than to issue such a regulation,” he wrote. If there was an emergency rule of the country, maybe that would apply now. Understand your neighbor in this difficult time. ”
Separately, in a leaked footage, Mr. Hun Sen indicated that the order was to prevent workers from visiting his hometown on holiday. New Year and to protect the country from danger.
He said workers appeared to be dissatisfied and heeded the government's call for the holiday to be off In order not to travel to the homeland.
Hun Sen states: “If you do not listen, then you can not make urgent rules! Please give me your opinion and, if you have any suggestions, please ask Krasa Krom (Sar Kheng) and His Excellency Binh Chin (Deputy Prime Minister) Drafted for me to sign a decree prohibiting travel from district to province One province and all taxis don't travel In the past year. We need to take certain measures, and not harm the country, ”he said.
Pav Sina, president of the Collective Union of Movement of Workers, said that while the government is working to prevent the situation from spreading. Of the 19 cases of cholera in the country or in factories, workers have only one option: patience, following government guidelines.
"We have no choice but to follow what the government measures, because this is the situation One of the worst things the world is worried about, especially the Khmer, we are also one of the worst affected countries in the world Of the disease. ”