Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman of CCSA (Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration), said today that the emergency decree would remain in effect for another month, along with other restrictions such as the ongoing curfew from 10PM to 4AM.
Other measures such as a ban on inbound international flights, a ban on social gatherings, and travel restrictions between provinces will also be enforced, he said.
“The enactment of emergency decree allowed the prime minister’s orders to be implemented promptly and in unison, causing the number of new cases in Thailand to drop gradually,” Taweesin said. “We also found 70 percent of the surveyed population to agree with the emergency decree.”
The government enforced the state of emergency on March 26 until April 30 and imposed a 10pm to 4am curfew on April 3.
Daily reports of new Covid-19 cases in the country have been below 20 since April 21, except on Saturday when the numbers rose to 53 due to infections recorded among a group of detained illegal migrant workers.
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Thai government to buy cannabis from community enterprises
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Human trafficking cases in Thailand hit decade low due to COVID-19
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BANGKOK, Jan 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Police in Thailand last year launched the lowest number of human trafficking investigations in a decade as coronavirus restrictions on businesses and borders hindered criminal networks, according to a soon-to-be released government report.
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