There is light at the end of the tunnel as the Government have stated the country can re-open for business from July 1st
Government officials aim to end the lockdown since the Covid-19 state of emergency began. Travel across provinces, and International journeys will be allowed once more, as well as the end to curfew and official orders that have been put in place to reduce the spread of the disease. Currently, there have been 3065 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with 57 deaths and 2945 recovered.
Although he also expressed how crucial it is for people to remain diligent and continue to take precautionary measures when stating: "People's cooperation is important. This concerns the use of face masks, social distancing, hand wash and limited activities. As long as the disease is spreading worldwide, we will have to fight against it for a while."
There will be a set of relaxation phases to take place in June to ease restrictions slowly. But for medium to high-risk premises, Thai Chana mobile app will have to be used by consumers and operators to check-in and out of the businesses that have been allowed to re-open. There have been fake Thai Chana applications created to steal your personal information on the internet, but the real domains can be accessed through http://www.ไทยชนะ.com/ or www.thaichana.com.
The government are expected to keep movie theatres closed due to there being a lack of new movies to screen. Prime Minister’s Office Minister, Twan Liptapallop, said: "It is not because we oppose the reopening, but operators say there are no new films to screen at the moment."
In other news, he did suggest the government will be looking to give financial aid for temples that have struggled due to a loss in donations and income that would have been received through tourism.