Schools, parks and markets in Bangkok closed after infection cases escalated

Bangkok, Friday 1 January 2021

The rapid rise in corona virus cases in the Thai capital, Bangkok, has led to the closure of several locations, including the city’s schools and parks, with 279 new cases of infection and two deaths in the country on Friday.

Seven provinces, including Bangkok, have been declared a red zone, where boxing venues, entertainment venues, gyms and local markets have been ordered to close, allowing food to be packed with restaurants, and the ban enforced by mid-January Will remain

New cases of infection have been found from Sumat Sakhon, south of the country’s largest seafood wholesale market, and a casino in Rayong, where 180 new cases of infection have been reported in the past 24 hours, Drs. Tavisilp said that the Ministry of Health had approached Oxford-AstraZeneca for a new consignment of 26 million corona doses to prevent infection.

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