Shorter wait

Shorter wait

The National Communicable Disease Committee will propose shorter quarantine periods for some groups of visitors, from 14 days to 7-10 days, to stimulate the economy.

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+131 deaths

Thailand logged 13,256 new Covid-19 cases and 131 more fatalities. Bangkok led with 21 deaths, followed by Samut Prakan (15) and Nonthaburi (10).

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+131 deaths

Power transfer

An amended Communicable Disease Act will grant the national committee on communicable diseases authority equivalent to that of the emergency decree.

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Power transfer

Tentative reopening timeframe

Bangkok could be back on the tourist map and reopen by Nov 1 if double-dose mass vaccinations cover at least 70% of the capital's population before this month ends.

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Tentative reopening timeframe

'Site for torture'

A popular shaman and a lawyer have asked Crime Sup­pression Di­-vision police to take action against a drug rehabilitation centre at a temple for alleged torture and other human rights abuses.

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'Site for torture'

Not a concern

The government should not have a problem repaying public debt, even if it borrows more in the future, says Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith.

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Not a concern

Mass vaccination targets

All target groups will be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end of the year, while supplies of a booster shot are planned for certain groups this year.

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Mass vaccination targets

Last updated: Sep 23, 2021 at 17:20 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:1,524,613
  • Recovered:1,380,362
  • Daily New Cases:13,256
  • Deaths:15,884
  • Rank:29
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Bangkok could open by Nov 1

Bangkok could open by Nov 1

Bangkok could reopen by Nov 1 if double-dose vaccinations cover at least 70% of the capital's population before this month ends, says the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).

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