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Prayut happy with Thailands efficacy of Covid-19 preventive measures


Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was blessed that Thailand is still able to contain the spread of Covid-19 effectively as Public Health Ministry confirmed that no Omicron was detected in African tourists so far, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said on Sunday.

Thanakorn said Thailand's Covid-19 preventive measures after the country reopening on November 1 is effective, adding that the Tourism Authority of Thailand also predicted that Omicron would not affect the country's tourism.

 

He further added that the Royal Thai Embassy in Berlin recently announced that People from Thailand can now travel to Germany without having to register or undergo quarantine.

"The premier is still paying attention to drive the country's economy along with containing the spread of Covid-19," he said.

Thanakorn said Prayut is seeking guidelines to mitigate Covid-19 impact on entertainment venue operators, singers, artists and performers via social security system and government subsidies.

He added that the premier also advised people to strictly undergo the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration and Public Health Ministry's preventive measures despite the Covid-19 situation in Thailand has improved.

"We believe that Thailand will soon be able to create a Covid-19 safe zone in a bid to enable people to earn a living safely," he added.

Thailand recorded 4,000 Covid-19 cases and 22 deaths on Monday, bringing total cumulative cases in the country to 2,145,241 with 20,966 total deaths.

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Published : December 06, 2021

By : THE NATION