Thailand on Friday reported one new Covid19-related death.
Thailand has been added to England’s travel corridor exempt list. People arriving from Thailand in England will not need to self-isolate for two weeks from Saturday morning, said Foreign Affairs Ministry’s deputy spokesman Natapanu Noppakhun.
Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang urged Bangkok residents not to use their vehicles for World Car-Free day on September 22.
Permanent Secretary for Public Health ordered hospitals in the areas vulnerable to floods to prepare help for patients as tropical storm Noul is approaching the country.
Prime Minister and Defence Minister Gen Prayut Chan-ocha vowed to exercise patience and instructed officials to adopt soft and gentle approach in handling the anti governrment protest on Saturday.
The Bangkok city hall will reopen walking streets on Khao San Road and at Klong Ong Ang in the city’s historic area to promote tourism and stimulate local economy.
Agriculture Minister Chalermchai Sri-on ordered the Royal Irrigation Department to brace for the tropical storm “Noul”, which will move into northeastern Thailand this weekend.
The Disease Control Department is conducting investigation on a report that a two-year-old Myanmar boy was infected with Covid-19 after returning from Thailand.
The Cabinet on Tuesday approved long-term tourist visas of up to 270 days as the government prepares to reopen to foreign tourists to support tourism reeling from the pandemic.
Thailand reported five new Covid-19 cases in state quarantine, raising its total cases to 3,480.
The Department of Mineral Resources began restoration work on Naga cave in the Phu Langka national park, damaged by visitors.
More than 140 people, identified as contacts with the Covid-19 infected Uzbek football players tested negative for coronavirus as well as six persons on the same flight with him, said the Disease Control Department (DCD).