• Excessive threat leisure venues closed
• BMA’s 437 colleges closed for no less than 2 weeks
• CCSA contemplating limiting Bangkok eating places to take-any solely providers solely
The Bangkok Metropolitan Organisation has closed “excessive threat’ venues round Bangkok as of midnight final evening. The town’s 437 public colleges run by the BMA have additionally been ordered to shut till no less than January 17.
The checklist of venues ordered to shut round Bangkok embrace… leisure venues (bars and nightclubs), water parks, amusement parks, playgrounds, youngsters’s play gear in markets, snooker tables, arcade venues, flea markets, sport cafes, web cafes, cockfighting grounds, different animal combating grounds (huh?!).
The checklist additionally consists of nurseries and childcare amenities, aged nursing houses, boxing stadiums, martial arts colleges, gyms, horse racing tracks, soapie therapeutic massage, therapeutic massage parlours, all sports activities stadiums, gymnasiums, banquet and convention rooms, amulet and non secular shops, preschools, baby growth centres, tattoo outlets and acupuncture outlets.
A few of these areas, like nurseries and a few colleges had already been closed by earlier orders.
A consultant of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration says the “further measures” of closing some excessive threat venues and including additional restrictions will stay in pressure “till additional discover”.
Procuring centres and shops can be allowed to remain open at this stage however will display screen all clients upon entry.
The destiny of town’s eating places is being mentioned right now by the CCSA with a proposal on the desk to limit eating places in excessive threat zones to take-away providers solely. The BMA is asking the CCSA to not take this extra measure at this stage.
“If accepted the necessary meals takeaway order could come into impact on Monday so homeowners have a while to arrange themselves.”
Across the metropolis, the Nong Khaem, Bang Phlat and Bang Khun Thian districts are already underneath a “extremely managed” standing and checkpoints out and in of those areas are actually being added. These districts are neighbours to Samut Sakhon, the provincial origin of the continued outbreak focussed on migrant staff within the seafood markets and business.
The BMA say they’re monitoring all the present measure and can talk about additional restrictions for town over the weekend.
Thailand added 279 new infections yesterday, 20 of them have been individuals dwelling in Bangkok, 2 of the instances linked to the Samut Sakhon cluster. 1 of the two those that died yesterday was a person dwelling in Bangkok. At yesterday’s media briefing, Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin warned that the scenario “remained critical and it may take a while for authorities to carry it underneath management”.