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Bangkok won’t impose a curfew yet

by Tanyaluck Poupeé
Bangkok won't impose a curfew yet

The Thai Deputy Prime Minister, Wissanu Krea-ngam, has said that a curfew will not be imposed on citizens of Bangkok for the time being. However, he warned that strict restrictions on travel and gatherings of people will take effect from today.

The new state of emergency has come into place across Thailand with many citizens waiting to hear about any updates regarding what this will involve. Thai authorities are yet to announce any new restrictions on Bangkok as of yet but have warned that people should avoid traveling between provinces while the emergency situation is in place.

The Deputy Prime Minister also stated that everyone, including pilots and flight crew, will need to show a fit-to-fly cert when arriving in Thailand. This also includes Thai citizens returning home.

Furthermore, he announced there will be more stringent restrictions in place such as checkpoints, temperature checks, and other measures across the country.

Under the state-of-emergency, violators of any imposed rules could face penalties including fines and imprisonment.

Source: Khaosod English

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