10 Bangkok markets closed to curb COVID-19 spread

 10 Bangkok markets closed to curb COVID-19 spread

Siam Sqare, one of the busiest areas in Bangkok, is quiet during the COVID-19 outbreak. Photo: © ILO/Alin Sirisaksopit / flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has ordered the closure of 10 markets in the capital, as the rate of new COVID-19 infections is still increasing and spreading across the city.

The markets ordered to close are:

-Ying Charoen Market, Bang Khen district (May 14th – 24th)

-Din Daeng Central Market (May 12th – 21st)

-Bang Kapi Market (May 20th – 22nd)

-Klong Toey Market (May 15th – June 4th)

-Sam Yan Market, Pathumwan district (May 18th – 20th)

-Nong Chok Fresh Market (May 19th – 31st)

-Sai Nate Market, Kannayao district (May 20th – 22nd)

-Sala Nam Ron Market, Bangkok Noi district (May 14th – 22nd)

-Lam Nok Khwaek Market, Nong Chok district (May 19th – 21st)

-Phuyai Uan Flea Market, Lat Phrao district (May 20th – 22nd)

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World


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