By THE NATION
Panpimol advised people to avoid shouting in public places, as that was one of the ways the virus spread to others. Moreover, those in risk categories, such as elders and patients with respiratory ailments, should avoid going to crowded venues and confine outings to one or two hours.
People who get fever, coughing or sneezing after visiting tourist sites should see a doctor, the director-general advised.
Panpimol mentioned that her department, together with other relevant agencies, had provided safety for visitors to public attractions and beaches “We have told our staff at these places to wear medical masks during their working time, and ordered them to provide sanitisers to visitors,” she added.