Bangkok announces partial lockdown from Monday

 Bangkok announces partial lockdown from Monday

Quiet Chatuchak market in Bangkok. The market is empty due to COVID-19 pandemic and lack of tourists. Photo: © ILO/Pornsiri Pattanasuntichai / flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

In line with the decision of the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), regarding measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) issued an announcement today including the following measures:

-All construction worker housing facilities in every district of Bangkok will close for 30 days and movement of workers out of the sites is prohibited.

-Dine-in services at all eateries are prohibited, only take-home and delivery services are allowed.

-All shopping malls and department stores are to close at 9pm.

-In-person activities involving more than 20 people are prohibited, unless prior permission has been granted.

These measures will be in effect from June 28th.


By Thai PBS World


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