The Thai Government today provided statistics regarding the checking of businesses to ensure they are cooperating with the social distancing and hygiene measures.
So far a total of 9,383 businesses nationwide have been inspected by officials for cooperative measures instructed as part of reopening.
Of these businesses, 9,032, a significant majority of 96 percent, were found to be practicing preventative coronavirus measures in line with government standards.
However, 351 of the businesses checked, or four percent were found to be in violation of proper hygienic standards.
The checks were carried out by police, soldiers, local volunteers, and health officials.
They are broken down as follows:
- Local restaurants. A total of 3,156 local restaurants were checked with 214 found to be in violation of the rules.
- Large restaurants. A total of 254 large restaurants were checked and 12 failed to properly apply the rules.
- Businesses in markets and retail stores. A total of 2,680 businesses in markets and retail stores were checked with 41 found to be in violation of the rules.
- Retail department stores. A total of 537 retail department stores were checked with 10 found to be in violation of the rules.
- Salons. A total of 1,943 salons were checked with 61 failing to adhere to the rules.
- Golf clubs. A total of 77 golf clubs were checked and all were found to be following proper hygiene rules.
- Small parks. A total of 352 small parks were checked with six not properly applying the rules.
- Large parks. A total of 348 large parks were checked with seven found to not be properly applying the rules.
Source: The Nation | Photo: Reuters