Prayut: No national lockdown, but bars probably won’t reopen

Tai Pan Disco in Patong, Phuket

Tai Pan Disco in Patong, Phuket. Photo: ADwarf.

The government will not impose a national lockdown despite overseas concerns about the Omicron variant of Covid-19, but the closure of entertainment venues will likely be extended, the prime minister said on Thursday.

Prayut Chan-o-cha said a nationwide closure was unnecessary. The government would cope by continuing to test arriving travellers for the new variant.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Mongkol Bangprapa

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