Nakhon Ratchasima, or Korat, has announced that it will be reducing the number of night curfew and health screening checkpoints after more than 16 days since the last coronavirus infection happened in the province.
The announcement was made by Korat Governor, Vichien Chantaranothai, who said that the province was allowed to ease covid-19 lockdown measures according to the directive given by the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration.
He said that the province will cut the number of checkpoints during the 10 pm to 4 am night curfew from 53 to 25 in order to make it easier for people who have permission to travel during these hours.
The number of health screening checkpoints in the province will also be reduced from five to two with the remaining stations in the Pak Chong and Wang Nam Khieo districts.
The easing of the restriction in Korat is effective immediately, however, the local authorities are waiting for government instructions regarding the reopening of local businesses.
The move follows a similar announcement from the Chonburi Governor who has retracted all coronavirus restrictions from May 1st.
Source: Bangkok Post | Photo: The Nation