The Thai capital of Bangkok will shut all colleges for 2 weeks after the New 12 months vacation because it tightens measures to manage a brand new wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the town stated on Friday.
Thailand confirmed 279 new coronavirus instances on Friday, with nearly all of them linked to a cluster amongst migrant employees in Samut Sakhon province south of Bangkok, and one other cluster linked to unlawful playing dens that began within the japanese province of Rayong.
These new clusters have began to unfold into Bangkok, prompting the town’s administrator to tighten measures to curb the unfold of the virus.
“We start to detect new instances linked to college students and different service companies,” stated Pongsakorn Kwanmuang, the spokesman for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration. “Subsequently we determined to shut extra locations,” he stated.
All colleges, daycare centres for the younger and aged, preschool and tutorial centres might be shut from January 4 to 17 whereas different public amenities together with amusement parks, playgrounds, public baths and therapeutic massage parlours might be closed ranging from Saturday, he stated.
Pongsakorn additionally stated the town is contemplating restrictions on eating-in at eating places however stated that extra discussions had been wanted with the federal government Covid-19 taskforce on Saturday.