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News for Monday, 6 April 2020

Weather forecast for 7 April 2020

6 April 2020 - 12:14 pm

The current weather situation in Thailand. What is the weather like on 7 April 2020 in Northern Thailand, Northeastern Thailand (Isan), Central Thailand, Eastern Thailand, Southern Thailand and Bangkok.

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Four jailed for violating night curfew

6 April 2020 - 01:55 am

CHAI NAT: The provincial court on Sunday sentenced four people to 15 days in jail and a fine of 15,000 baht each for violating the 10pm-4am curfew imposed nationwide by the government to curb the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Songkhla closes provincial borders

6 April 2020 - 01:53 am

Songkhla will impose a ban on people entering and leaving the province after midnight on Sunday until the end of the month after becoming one of the provinces hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak. Governor Charuwat Kliangklao used his authority as chairman of the Provincial Communicable Disease Committee to declare the lockdown of the province from Monday to April 30.

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Lockdown on Phuket's Patong to curb Covid-19

6 April 2020 - 01:52 am

PHUKET: Patong area in Kathu district of this southern island province has been ordered locked down to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus. An order signed by governor Pakkapong Tawipat, director of the provincial emergency administration centre, says the lockdown is necessary as more than 80% of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the province were workers at visitors to entertainment venues and other workplaces in Soi Bangla in the Patong Municipality.

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Villages hit by storm, 70 houses damaged

6 April 2020 - 01:51 am

NAKHON SAWAN: A strong thunderstorm lashed two villages in Tha Tako district of this upper Central province on Saturday night, damaging about 70 houses. Nobody was reported hurt. The kamnan of tambon Tha Tako and headmen of Moo 2 and Moo 5 villages examined the damage on Sunday morning.

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Scared but desperate, Thai sex workers forced to the street

6 April 2020 - 01:50 am

A shutdown to contain the coronavirus has killed Thailand's party scene and forced sex workers like Pim out of bars and onto desolate streets. She's scared but desperately needs customers to pay her rent. Red-light districts from Bangkok to Pattaya have gone quiet with night clubs and massage parlours closed and tourists blocked from entering the country.

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152 sought for quarantine report to authorities: police

6 April 2020 - 01:49 am

All 152 Thai people mistakenly allowed to go home after returning to the country on Friday have reported to the authorities as requested, police said on Saturday. Of the 152, 104 reported to the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) at Suvarnabhumi airport and 48 others at the Damrongtham Centre in their home provinces, said assistant police chief Piya Uthayo, who is also the police spokesman.

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Majority not confident in govt's ability to contain Covid-19: Poll

6 April 2020 - 01:48 am

A majority of people are not confident that the government will be able to contain the spread of Covid-19, and most are not satisfied with its handling of the situation, according to the result of an opinion survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll.

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Roundup of airport escapees begins

6 April 2020 - 01:47 am

The government vows to take legal action against those who fled quarantine after returning on a flight to Thailand on Friday night and failed to report themselves by deadline last evening. It has demanded the 158 people who arrived at Suvarnabhumi airport enter 14-day state quarantine, in line with the Emergency Decree issued on April 2. Many passengers defied the order, triggering public outrage amid concerns about the spread of Covid-19 from imported cases.

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Virus strikes two more provinces

6 April 2020 - 01:46 am

Lampang, Sakon Nakhon infected

Lampang and Sakon Nakhon yesterday recorded their first confirmed new coronavirus infections, reducing the number of Covid-19-free provinces to 13, according to health authorities. As of yesterday, the coronavirus-free provinces are Kamphaeng Phet, Chai Nat, Trat, Nan, Bueng Kan, Phangnga, Phichit, Ranong, Nakhon Nayok, Satun, Sing Buri, Samut Songkhram and Ang Thong.

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