Cambodians advised to postpone large gatherings hinh anh 1The Cambodian Ministry of Health's spokeswoman Or Vandine advises citizens to wait two or three months to assess the global situation. (Source:

Phnom Penh (VNA) – The Cambodian Ministry of Health on May 11 continued warning people to postpones large gathering events, including weddings, to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, although the country has reported no new cases for days.

Speaking at a press conference, Or Vandine, spokesperson for the ministry, said that Cambodia is getting back to normal, but citizens must take daily prevention measures, including washing hands, wearing masks and avoiding gatherings.

She said citizens must remain vigilant and suggested suspending wedding parties, religious gatherings, and night outings because it is easy for the virus to spread in these settings.

Vandine also advised citizens to wait two to three more months to assess the global situation.

In its May 12 announcement, the ministry said that the country has recorded no new infections, and 120 out of 122 infections have given the all-clear./.