A majority of people are not confident whether the government would be able to contain the Covid-19 spread 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.
Regarding the Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA)’s offer of refunds of collateral deposits for service meters through its online channel and telephone no. 0- 2256-3333, from 25 March to 1 April 2020, 181,000 electricity users received a refund, amounting to 465 million baht.
Though the coronavirus outbreak has already infected more than a million people globally, it cannot dash the invincible spirit of citizens. While embattled leaders take draconian measures to curb the contagion, Thais from all walks of life are rushing to support medical personnel on the frontline, as well as fellow Thais affected by the crisis.
Systematic cooperation is needed to underpin the "public health charter" which spells out the bottom-up community efforts necessary for stemming the spread of Covid-19, according to a health expert.
Phuket: The local administrative organisation has been asked to contact the Russian embassy after three Russian tourists stranded following the Covid-19 outbreak were found to have taken refuge at a crematorium inside a temple near the airport, according to the local tourism office.