Thai PM Prayut on a visit during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak

Prayut asked to reconsider another national lockdown

A group of Thai medical professionals has issued a statement, asking the country’s prime minster to reconsider locking down the country again as a matter of urgency, citing the rapid spread of the latest wave of COVID-19 infections and fears that the medical system will collapse.

The statement also criticizes the government’s management ability, saying the 1668 hotline, which is supposed to help find beds for COVID-19 patients, is an indicator that management is failing. It also said that people do not have equal access to treatment, and some are paying for that with their lives.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World

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