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Bangkok orders closure of 25 types of venues to curb Covid-19 outbreak


Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang on Friday evening ordered the temporary closure of 25 types of venues in the province to contain the Covid-19 outbreak.

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The order, which was approved by the provincial communicable disease prevention committee, takes effect on Saturday until further notice, except for educational institutions, which were ordered to close until January 17.

The 25 places are:

1. Entertainment venues such as pubs, bars

2. Theme parks, water parks

3. Children’s playgrounds

4. Snooker halls

5. Game kiosks

6. Internet cafes

7. Cockfighting rings

8. Nurseries and nursing homes for elders

9. Boxing rings

10. Martial art schools

11. Horse racetracks

12. Public shower rooms

13. Massage parlours

14. All types of sport stadiums

15. Banquet rooms

16. Bullfighting and fish fighting rings

17. Amulet centres

18. Pre-school children development centres

19. Beauty parlours and tattoo shops

20. Fitness centres

21. Boxing gyms

22. Spa, traditional Thai massage centres

23. Bowling lanes, skating and rollerblade rinks

24. Dancing schools

25. Tutorial centres and all types of educational institutions

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration also urged people to wear face masks when leaving their residence and check in and out of places they visit using the government’s tracing platform.

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Published : January 02, 2021

By : THE NATION