Cambodia's Hun Sen says Molnupiravir is free for frontline worker as health ministry reports another 306 Omicton cases

Frontline medical workers vaccinate children aged 3-4 against Covid-19 at Pochentong Referral Hospital in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey district in late February. - Phnom Penh Post/ANN

PHNOM PENH, March 7 (Phnom Penh Post/ANN): Cambodian Prime Minster Hun Sen has granted approval for healthcare institutions to provide Covid-19 antiviral medicine Molnupiravir at no cost to medical and frontline workers who have tested positive and are exhibiting mild symptoms that can be treated at home.

The move comes amid a large community spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant, which officials note has also affected frontline workers and impacted provision of healthcare services throughout the Kingdom.

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