Cambodia: woman infected with Covid-19 forced to work by Chinese casino dies

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A woman in Cambodia employed at a Chinese-owned casino has died after owners forced her to continue working even though she was infected with the coronavirus. The deceased woman identified as Hean Sreynich was employed at the Century Casino. Hean, who contracted the COVID-19 virus five days ago, died of food poisoning and dehydration, Radio Free Asia reported citing a doctor seen by the victim’s family.

The family of the deceased woman also urged Cambodian authorities to order the Chinese owner to pay them compensation for forcing her to continue working while she was ill, said Ros Leng, Sreynich’s cousin. “The casino has not informed the family of Hean Sreynich’s death or offered to pay them his salary.

The family learned of his death from his colleagues, Ros added. A few days ago, news that 437 casino employees had contracted the virus also spread after a group of employees broadcast live on Facebook, Radio Free Asia reported.

Employees said they were forced to do their jobs, including running online gaming platforms, while they were sick and had been forced to stay inside the building since March. without any treatment. (ANI)

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