By The Nation
The money will be used by the Public Health Ministry if a second wave of the virus hits Thailand.
The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported five new cases, all found in state quarantine, over a 24-hour period on Tuesday.
Meanwhile the Cabinet also approved in principle the Interior Ministry's proposal to add Covid-19 to the list of diseases controlled under Section 12 of the immigration law.
The move will ban Covid-19 patients from entering or settling in Thailand.