Bangkok, January 4 Thai officials reported on the 4th that 745 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were added, the highest number of confirmed cases since the outbreak of the epidemic in Thailand.
Thailand began a new round of epidemic in the middle of last month, and in just over 10 days, the epidemic has rapidly spread to 54 provinces in China.
As of the 4th, there were 8,439 confirmed cases in Thailand, of which the number of confirmed cases in the new round of the epidemic is close to half of the total.
In order to curb the further spread of the epidemic, the Thai government announced a series of new control measures from the 4th.
These measures include: prohibiting the use of buildings or places that are at risk of spreading the epidemic, prohibiting the use of buildings or facilities of all types of educational institutions in high-risk areas, and prohibiting the holding of activities such as conferences that are at risk of spreading the epidemic without permission.
In addition, close high-risk places for the spread of the epidemic, such as bars and nightclubs; strengthen epidemic prevention measures in restaurants, shops and other business places; strengthen quarantine inspections, reduce personnel travel, etc.
When announcing the above control measures, the website of the Thai government gaze pointed out that the current new round of epidemic outbreak in Thailand, the number of new confirmed cases is increasing every day.
The flow of asymptomatic infections in some high-risk areas of the epidemic has led to the spread of the epidemic. When checking the schedule of the confirmed patients’ journey, some patients have hidden itinerary.
The phenomenon of delaying the investigation process of the authorities and hindering relevant actions, which in turn led to the accelerated spread of the epidemic. Therefore, it is necessary to develop relevant measures to respond to such emergencies.
Previously, Thailand’s education department had ordered 28 more severely affected provinces to suspend classes for two weeks, and staff of educational institutions worked from home.
The city of Bangkok has decided that from the 5th, from 21:00 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day, all kinds of restaurants in Bangkok will not be allowed to eat in canteen, and only take out.
Thai Prime Minister Prayut told the media on the same day that the government did not want to impose a nationwide blockade.
I hope that people can try their best to work from home and “lock down” themselves at home for more than 2 weeks, so that Thailand can survive the epidemic crisis.