Covid-19

Concern among business leaders after covid cases found at CEO seminar

A seminar for business leaders in Thailand has become a potential hot zone for Covid-19 infections after several participants tested positive for coronavirus, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) said on Thursday.  Rungruang Kitphati, the spokesman of the Public...

Consumer confidence down on covid fears

Thailand's Consumer Confidence Index in March fell to 48.5 points from 49.4 points in February over fears from a new wave of Covid-19 and political instability, a forecaster said Thursday.The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, which...

Over 400 new Covid-19 cases as government proposes shutting down bars in 41 provinces

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health recorded 405 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, with most of the cases related to the cluster at the Narathiwat Provincial Prison and the cluster at entertainment venues in Bangkok and surrounding...

Banks close branches as staff contract Covid

Some branches of Bangkok Bank (BBL) and Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) were closed following the latest Covid-19 clusters in Bangkok areas, the banks said Thursday.Bangkok Bank announced that one of its employees of the Japanese business unit on the...

Ministers refuses public call to provide infection timeline prompting uncomfortable questions

The Thai Sang Thai Party (TST) urged members of the government that have been infected with coronavirus to show their infection timeline to better inform the public but have been pushed back by cabinet members who say that it...

Provinces introduce different measures to curb spread of Covid-19

Provinces around the country are placing restrictions on people traveling from the capital after a string of outbreak clusters in Bangkok, local authorities announced on Thursday.Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Kaen, Phitsanulok, Bueng Kan, Roi Et and Surin have all placed...

Songkran could be a ‘super-spreader’ event if the government is not careful

Thailand's third wave of Covid-19 could be exacerbated over the long holiday as people travel around the country to visit friends and family, a public health expert told Thai Enquirer on Thursday.Nearly 1,000 cases have been reported in...

Drive-thru Covid-19 tests available at following locations

Following the new outbreaks at entertainment venues in Bangkok and surrounding provinces, the daily number of Covid-19 cases has surged back into the hundreds, and the government is asking people who have visited these venues since March 15 to...

Over 300 new cases of Covid-19 reported; many from now-shut entertainment venues

Thailand found 334 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, with most of the cases being found in Bangkok.Of the new cases, 327 were local infections and seven were found in quarantine facilities.The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration...

Markets down with investors worried about ramifications of Bangkok Covid-19 wave

The resurgence of local Covid-19 infections is likely to put downward pressures on the market, dragging down tourism and retail stocks as the government attempts to control the outbreak, analysts said on Wednesday.Market concerns over the increasing number...

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