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Canal boats armed against virus


Bangkok’s canal ferry service is joining other city transport providers in ramping up measures to combat coronavirus.

Canal boats armed against virus

Marine Department officials on Thursday (April 2) checked passengers on the Saen Saep Canal route, handing out alcohol-base sanitisers to travellers as they boarded the boats.

Canal boats armed against virus
Meanwhile, the service operator has arranged seating so that passengers must sit 1 metre apart, in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Canal boats armed against virus
Public announcements at all ferry stops are asking passengers to wear face masks and stand at least 1 metre apart while they are waiting for the boats.

Canal boats armed against virus

Published : April 02, 2020

By : THE NATION