Thailand Will Extend Its State Of Emergency Over COVID-19 Until The End Of June 2020.
Thailand will extend its state of emergency over the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 until the end of June 2020, according to its COVID-19 task force.
This, as Thailand’s COVID-19 task force said that the government of Thailand prepared to further ease its restrictions, as such, the country will extend its state of emergency in an effort to keep the COVID-19 infections under control.
Thailand’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration proposed the extension of the state of emergency in response to the country’s developments with the coronavirus pandemic as well as to allow time to prepare for easing its restrictions at the start of July 2020.
Taweesin Wisanuyothin, the spokesperson of Thailand’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration, said the reason for CCSA’s proposal was “health security” by “enabling a unified and continued operation” in a COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country that has not been resolved.
In a report on ABS-CBN News, the proposal for the extension of the state of emergency was subject to Cabinet approval on Tuesday, May 26.
Thailand government had extended a ban on international passenger flights, which had already been in place since April 2020, until the end of June 2020. Also, schools in Thailand remained closed and were postponed to reopen in July 2020.
As per the report, the country had been reporting its daily infections in single digits for the past month, adding that no new fatalities and cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported on Friday. Moreover, Thailand reported a total of 3,037 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease, wherein a total of 2,910 patients were already recovered and a total of 56 patients died due to COVID-19.
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