Korat village locked down after family reunion
published : 15 Feb 2022 at 11:28
writer: Prasit Tangprasert
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A village in Sida district has been placed under lockdown after 22 people were found to have been infected with Covid-19 following a family reunion.
Ban Tan, the Moo 7 village in tambon Phon Thong, was closed off from 6pm on Monday until 6pm on Feb 23 under an order signed on Monday by district chief Kanitthee Sunthornket after a meeting of the provincial communicable disease committee.
Twenty-two people in the village were found to be infected with Covid-19 after a big party with relatives from Bangkok on Jan 29.
During the lockdown, people are not allowed to enter or leave the village without express permission from communicable disease control officials.
Community leaders agreed to assign guards to man all exit and entry points around the clock.
Dirt barriers block all exits and entrances except the main gate.