By The Nation
He said the government was launching new measures to handle the situation if the virus situation entered the third phase.
The Ministry of Commerce has been ordered to increase face mask production and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is preparing to receive Thais in other countries to facilitate their return to Thailand.
The government also was considering closing entertainment venues and sport stadiums.
He added that the government was not slow in dealing with the situation but the ministers had to think about the consequences before taking action.