BANGKOK: Thailand’s authorities will shorten a nightly curfew and permit procuring malls, health centres and different companies to reopen on Sunday (Could 15) because it eases measures towards the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman for the federal government’s coronavirus process power stated on Friday (Could 15) that locations comparable to museums, public swimming swimming pools, sports activities services, and convention rooms will even be allowed to reopen beginning Sunday with sure restrictions.
Purchasing malls have to be closed by eight pm, gym-goers will solely be allowed to make use of free weights at health centres, and public swimming swimming pools must restrict the quantity of individuals it providers.
Thailand has seen a decrease variety of coronavirus instances since strict measures have been imposed in late Could when a state of emergency was declared.
The nation has seen lower than 10 new instances a day this month, in comparison with the greater than 100 instances it noticed on most days in March.
A nightly curfew from 10pm to 4am that has been imposed since early April shall be pushed again to 11 pm to four am beginning Sunday, Taweesin stated.
On Could three, the federal government allowed individuals to return to eating places, markets, and parks.
The federal government reported seven new coronavirus instances on Friday, tallying a complete of three,025 instances, with 56 deaths, whereas 115 individuals are being handled.
4 individuals recovered from Covid-19 and returned house, bringing the proportion of coronavirus sufferers who’ve made full recoveries to 96.35.
Of the three,025 instances recorded thus far in Thailand, 115 are underneath therapy, 2,854 have recovered and been discharged, and 56 have died.
Extra infections have been discovered amongst individuals returning to Thailand by air than by land.
These embody 65 of 137 aircraft passengers getting back from Indonesia, 16 out of 122 from Pakistan and two out of 33 from the UK.
In the meantime, solely particular person out of 9,695 individuals crossing the land border from Malaysia was confirmed to be contaminated.Since Could 1, a complete of 41,232 suspected Covid-19 instances have been examined, with solely 64 (zero.16 per cent) confirmed constructive.
Whole world Covid-19 infections reached four.5 million on Friday, with greater than 300,000 deaths. – The Nation Thailand/Asian Information Community