Songkhla province has announced a 30-day curfew, requiring residents to stay in their homes between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.
Songkhla Provincial Commission on Communicable Diseases has announced a curfew, effective immediately, until Wednesday evening until July 29, following a spate of Covid-19 cases in the province.
The governor of the province, Khun Jaruwat Kliangklao, who also chairs the committee, said the curfew is intended to restrict the movement of residents between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.
The restaurants, markets and department stores may remain open until 9 p.m.
Jaruwat said the spike in Covid-19 cases was attributed to face-to-face interactions and contact in high-risk groups, leading to the spread of the virus.
dr. Supat Hasuwannakit, director of Chana hospital, said more than 500 beds will be obtained this week after three field hospitals have been set up, he believes it will take about a month to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases.
Despite restrictions in the southern provinces, the virus has managed to spread across communities.
It is important for you as a guest in Thailand to know that the measures and developments regarding the Covid19 virus (can) change at any moment, don’t blame your news bear if he does not report the changes in time.
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