Thailand To Ease Restrictions, Shortens Curfew Hours

Thailand To Ease Restrictions, Shortens Curfew Hours
Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha
Thailand’s government said on Friday that it will further ease coronavirus restrictions by shortening curfew hours and allowing more businesses open next week.

Starting from June 1, cinemas and theatres can reopen, but with no more than 200 people at a time and with strict social distancing measures.

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Somsak Roongsita, Secretary-General of the National Security Council said a curfew will be shortened by one hour to last from 11.00 p.m. to 3.00 a.m. and shopping malls will also be allowed to extend their operating hours.

“The reopening will help stimulate the economy and ease some financial burdens,’’ Somsak said.

Zoos, beauty clinics, spas, and traditional Thai massages will also be allowed to operate, with social distancing in place.

As of date, Thailand has 3,076 confirmed coronavirus cases, 2,945 recoveries and 57 deaths.

 

AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK

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