ADB approves US$95 million loan to Cambodia for Covid-19 vaccine purchase; govt confirms 184 Omicron cases on Tuesday (Feb 15)

A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) takes a swab sample from people for a rapid antigen test in Phnom Penh. - Phnom Penh Post/ANN

PHNOM PENH, Feb. 15 (Xinhua): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved US$95 million in loan for the Cambodian government to purchase Covid-19 vaccines from 2022 to 2023, it said in a press statement on Tuesday.

"The project will help Cambodia save lives by reducing the number of severe Covid-19 cases and accelerate the country's economic recovery from the pandemic," said ADB senior social sector specialist Rikard Elfving.

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Cambodia , ADB , Loan , Purchase , Covid-19 , Vaccines


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