Island escape

Island escape

Tourists flock to Koh Chang at the start of a long Songkran break despite the surge in Covid cases that has dampened the festive mood across the country.

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One death

One new Covid death and 789 new cases were reported on Saturday, as authorities prepared to make as many as 10,000 field-hospital beds available in Bangkok.

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One death

Not in the mood

The new Covid-19 outbreak is expected to cut tourism receipts by half during the Songkran festival after many provinces have voluntarily imposed a 14-day quarantine.

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Not in the mood

Non-state vaccines

Private hospitals can buy 10 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines, in addition to the government's purchases, to help create herd immunity amid rising numbers of new infections.

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Non-state vaccines

Only one

The prime minister is considering taking legal action against anyone who used the expression "Thai Khu Fa Club" to mock the government.

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Only one

Bars, pubs closed for a fortnight

Pubs, bars and massage parlours in 41 provinces were ordered to shut their doors for two weeks from Saturday, as the latest coronavirus outbreak gains momentum nationwide.

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Bars, pubs closed for a fortnight

Covid impact

An estimated 50,000 people poured out of Bangkok on buses to their home provinces on Friday, about half the predicted figure for the traditional Songkran rush.

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Covid impact

Last updated: Apr 10, 2021 at 12:30 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:31,658
  • Recovered:28,161
  • Daily New Cases:789
  • Deaths:97
  • Rank:113
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