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PM Prayut first person to be fined for not wearing mask


Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha became the first person to be fined under Bangkok’s new mandatory mask rule on Monday.

According to Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang, Prayut was fined THB6,000 for not wearing a mask during a meeting.

The PM was photographed barefaced at the meeting.

Bangkokians woke up to new Covid-19 restrictions on Monday, with mask-wearing mandatory in public places and 31 types of businesses ordered to shut for 14 days.

Published : April 26, 2021

By : The Nation