Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has said that people can celebrate New Year's Eve at their respective homes, but for mass gatherings at pagodas as well as entertainment in public spaces throughout the country. Suspended for this year to take part in the fight against the HIV-1 infection.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen wrote on Facebook on the morning of April 12, 2020: “National New Year is coming April 13-16 tomorrow. Residents can celebrate New Year's Eve in their respective homes. For mass gatherings at pagodas, entertainment programs in public places and pagodas across the country have been suspended for this year as our country joins the fight against HIV-19 infection with the world. For the life of the people is very important. ”

At the same time, there are some simple ways that people can do to prevent the infection of Kov 1-9 is to wear masks or scarves, always wash their hands with soap, water, alcohol or antibacterial and anti-bacterial drugs. At the same time, do not move from place to place during an unseen epidemic that may carry the virus to or from itself. Domestic travel and accommodation.

Samdech Techo warned that since the disease was so easily transmitted, the government has banned people from traveling from province to province and extended Khmer New Year 2020 to pay off the day. Take a five-day break when the nation returns to normal HIV-19 status.

In addition, the Prime Minister also thanked government officials, private companies and workers for combating the Kovi-19 epidemic by continuing to work as normal during the New Year.

By Eng Bucheng