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Thailand to announce nationwide curfew
« on: April 02, 2020, 05:56:50 PM »
Thailand to announce nationwide curfew starting Friday

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand is to announce a nationwide curfew between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. starting Friday to try to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, the government said in a statement on Thursday.

The curfew will have some exceptions, including for the transport of medical supplies, movement of people into quarantine, patients and travel of medical personnel, according to the statement shown to reporters.

"The prime minister will make the announcement this evening on national television around 6 p.m.," deputy spokeswoman deputy spokeswoman Ratchada Thanadirek told Reuters when reached by telephone.

(Reporting by Panarat Thepgumpanat and Chayut Setboonsarng; Editing by Alex Richardson) =>


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Governors told to brace for drastic measures
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2020, 10:26:17 AM »
All provincial governors have been told to brace for potential drastic measures
to stop the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.

Interior Ministry permanent secretary Chatchai Phromlert issued on Saturday (April 5 ) an urgent order demanding all provincial governors to have action plans ready for drastic measures if the government's Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration steps up efforts to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.

According to the order, all governors must be ready to do the following: ...

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Military joins police to enforce nationwide curfew on Saturday night.
Photo taken in Bangkok by Korbphuk Phromrelha, The Nation.


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