The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has intensified its response to the brand new wave of COVID-19 circumstances, by ordering animal combating venues and bathhouses to shut till four January 2021.
The BMA has issued a directive ordering four kinds of institution to shut instantly till four January 2021, as they’re thought of to be at excessive danger for COVID-19 transmission.
The 4 kinds of institution ordered to shut are horse racing programs, cockfighting dens and comparable locations, bull combating venues, in addition to different venues holding animal fights, together with fish combating, and bathhouses, together with different institutions offering comparable providers.
Restrictions have been introduced with which different companies should comply, relevant to venues promoting meals and drinks, together with alcoholic drinks, efficiency venues, together with film theaters and stage theaters. These venues are nonetheless allowed to function, with strict well being and security measures carried out.
Meals venues can nonetheless present dine-in providers and promote alcoholic drinks, nonetheless, sure actions, comparable to dancing, intimate buyer providers, or singing with clients, are prohibited. They need to shut by midnight.
The BMA’s order comes with a penalty of as much as a yr in jail, as much as a 100,000 baht fantastic, or each. For violators, who may additionally be thought of violating the Emergency Decree, there may be a further 2 years, or 40,000 baht, or each.
Companies which violate this order will likely be compelled to shut briefly. The BMA can also be encouraging each particular person to put on a face protecting each time they go away residence. (NNT)