January 27 The Ministry of Education of Thailand issued an announcement on the 27th, announcing that schools that had previously closed due to the COVID-19 epidemic will reopen normally from February 1, but must strictly abide by the relevant epidemic prevention regulations.
According to the announcement, the school in Longzaifu (Sakongfu) is temporarily closed.
Schools in Bangkok and surrounding areas (Nambauri Province, Pak Lam Province, Buddha Tong Province, Batonthani Province) can open, but each classroom should not exceed 25 students.
Schools with insufficient classrooms can arrange students to take turns.
In view of the recent decline in the number of confirmed cases in some parts of Thailand, and there have been no new cases in some provinces in the past few days.
The Thailand COVID-19 Management Center lowered the epidemic prevention level in some prefectures on the same day, but Bangkok and surrounding Pak Lam, Numburi, Batonthani and Lung Tsai are still listed as the highest red control areas, among which Lung Tsai The government is also the only most strictly controlled area at present.
Longzai is the first confirmed and largest number of confirmed cases in Thailand in the new round of epidemic, and it is still the most affected area.
Thai officials reported on the 27th that 819 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported, most of which were new cases in Longzai Prefecture.
As of that day, Thailand had more than 15,000 confirmed cases and 76 deaths, while the new round of confirmed cases of the epidemic since December 15 last year alone exceeded 11,000.