Deputy Prime Minister/Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul becomes the chair of the World Health Organization
Deputy Prime Minister Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon ordered tightened security along Thai –Myanmar border in the wake of a rise in Covid-19 cases in Thailand’s neighbouring country.
Thailand logged four new patients of the coronavirus disease 2019 and the total cases rose to 3,431.
Deputy Prime Minister/Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul launched a convention fair to stimulate the economy as the country has been free of local infection of the coronavirus disease 2019 for 100 days.
The Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Tourism and Sports are promoting tourism with the 3C principle of Care, Clean and Clear to ensure good health for tourists.
Ubon Ratchathani governor remains vigilant to strict control border crossings to prevent recurrence of Covid-19.
The Thai tourism is recovering but has not been restored to its normal level yet, according to the Economic Intelligence Center of Siam Commercial Bank which urges for more stimulus measures.
Health officials in areas bordering Myanmar have been ordered to watch out for illegal migrants as the coronavirus disease 2019 is spreading in the neighboring country.
The Director of the Bureau of General Communicable Diseases has proposed the suspension of labor import from Myanmar until its coronavirus disease 2019 situation improves.
Kasikorn Research Center (KResearch) predicts that the gross domestic product will shrink by 10% this year and the economy will then recover in a U-shaped manner.
A deputy government spokesperson said the Phuket Model of welcoming foreign tourists would not be implemented in the near future and Thai people should go on vacation to help the local economy.
Thailand has an excellent system to screen arrivals for the coronavirus disease 2019 and people can be helpful by informing officials of illegal migrants, Deputy Prime Minister/Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said.