LAST UPDATED: 23 MARCH 2020 | 12:00 GMT +7

Affected Travelers

  • Cambodia has banned foreign nationals from Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the United States from entering Cambodia for 30 days, taking effect from 17 March 2020. At this time, there is no indication of when entry will be reinstated.
  • For all other nationalities, arrival by air and land remain open. Visa on Arrival (VoA) and e-visa facilities are currently operating as normal.

Affected Travel Services

  • As of 15 March, all cruises on the Mekong River in Cambodia have been stopped by the Cambodia government until further notice.

Ongoing Updates

  • 23 March: Cambodia’s confirmed Covid-19 infections rose to 86 with 2 recovered and 0 deaths.
  • 15 March: All cruises on the Mekong River in Cambodia have been stopped by the Cambodia government until further notice.
  • 14 March: Cambodia has banned foreign nationals from Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the United States from entering Cambodia for 30 days, taking effect from 17 March 2020.
  • 9 March: Cambodia’s confirmed Covid-19 infections rose to 2 with 1 recovered and 0 deaths.
  • There have been no reports of any new COVID-19 in Cambodia since 27 January.

Cambodia confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the country, Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on Monday 27 January 2020. The infected patient is a Chinese man who traveled from Wuhan to the coastal city of Sihanoukville earlier this month. He has since recovered.

The United States Embassy in Phnom Penh and the US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) are working with the Cambodian authorities to enhance surveillance for respiratory diseases at healthcare facilities and international airports. To this effect Cambodian airports are screening all visitors for signs of respiratory diseases and high temperatures. The US Embassy in Phnom Penh still has the normal level 1 ‘practice usual precaution’ on their website.

Resources

Government Travel Advisories

Updates on the Global Spread of the Virus