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Four New BTS Stations Ready To Open In June

18 Apr, 2020

Test runs to four new BTS Skytrain stations beyond Kasetsart University station (N13) have started since April 8, Manit Techa-apichoke, president of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration-owned Krungthep Thanakhom Co, said.

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33 New Cases, No Deaths, Total 2,733

18 Apr, 2020

65% of all patients have recovered, number still in hospital reaches three-week low

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Thailand's Covid-19 Mortality Rate Among Lowest In The World

18 Apr, 2020

The Covid-19 mortality rate in Thailand is at 1.7 per cent, which is almost four times lower than the global average, while the recovery rate is at 62.5 per cent, the Ministry of Public Health said.

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Sa Kaeo Province Is Covid-19-free As Last Patient Is Discharged After Full Recovery

18 Apr, 2020

Medical staff of Sa Kaeo Crown Prince Hospital led by hospital director Dr Surasit Jitpitak on Friday (April 17) bid farewell to the last Covid-19 patient who was treated at the hospital, as he had fully recovered.

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Decision On Relaxing Anti-Covid Rules Next Week

17 Apr, 2020

The government will next week decide whether to relax disease control measures, including the possible reopening of some shops and banks.

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Rate Of Infection Continues To Slow

17 Apr, 2020

The rate of new coronavirus infections continued to slow, the government reported on Friday, but there was one new death.

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Pattaya Covid-19 Recoveries Begin Outpacing Infections

17 Apr, 2020

Pattaya hospitals have begun discharging patients who have recovered from Covid-19, indicating the city’s further progress in controlling the coronavirus.

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Taweesin Says End Of Lockdown In Sight – If People Stay Home

16 Apr, 2020

People cooperating with self-isolation measures has resulted in an absence of new coronavirus cases in many provinces over the past two weeks, Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman of the government's Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said on Thursday (April 16).

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Phuket: No New Infections

16 Apr, 2020

PHUKET: Eight more Covid-19 infected patients were deemed fully recovered and discharged as the island province reported no new infections on Thursday, the total remaining at 191.

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Thailand Logs 29 New Covid-19 Cases, 3 Deaths Thursday

16 Apr, 2020

The government on Thursday reported 29 new local cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), lifting the total to 2,672, and three new deaths, increasing the toll to 46.

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2 More Died Of Coronavirus; Gov’t Says Fewer Outdoor Infections

15 Apr, 2020

BANGKOK — Two people have died from the coronavirus in Thailand, raising the total death toll up to 43, the government’s response center to the epidemic said Wednesday.

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CAAT Extends Flight Ban

15 Apr, 2020

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has extended its inbound flight ban to April 30 except repatriation flights and some others for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) control.

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Thailand Logs 34 New Covid-19 Cases, 1 More Death Tuesday

14 Apr, 2020

Thailand reported 34 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, for a total of 2,613 cases, a health official said. There was one additional death, that of a Bangkok bus driver who had been drinking with nine infected people, taking the nation's toll to 41.

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Summer Storm Hits Chiang Rai Causing Wide Spread Power Outages

14 Apr, 2020

Summer storms raged through many areas of Chiang Rai early Tuesday morning falling trees and electricity poles causing widespread power outages.

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Seoul Cuts Visa-free For Thai Travellers

14 Apr, 2020

SEOUL, 14 April 2020: South Korea has temporarily halted visa exemption for Thais travelling to the country according to a Facebook post issued by the Thai embassy in Seoul at the weekend.

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Coronavirus Tames Songkran Celebration

13 Apr, 2020

Thais celebrated the Lunar New Year in an unusually subdued way as the coronavirus kept them in their homes, without the customary boisterous water splashing and trips upcountry for family reunions.

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Daily Reported Infections Fall To 28; But 2 More Died Of Virus

13 Apr, 2020

BANGKOK — Thailand reported two additional deaths related to the coronavirus and 28 more cases of infection on Monday, raising the total tally to 2,579.

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Canal Service Gets New Lease On Life

13 Apr, 2020

Electric boats to serve commuters in Bangkok's old town

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3,500 Hotel Rooms Readied As Quarantine Facilities For Thai Returning From Abroad

12 Apr, 2020

The Government is preparing about 3,500 private hotel rooms, in Bangkok and in the provinces, to house returning Thais in quarantine once the ban on incoming international flights, imposed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT), expires.

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Thailand Reports 33 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 Deaths Sunday

12 Apr, 2020

Thailand reported 33 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, for a total of 2,551 cases, as well as three more deaths, taking the nation's toll to 38.

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Thailand Announces 45 New Confirmed Cases Of Covid-19, 2 Additional Deaths

11 Apr, 2020

At today’s daily press conference from the Thailand Covid-19 Situation Center in Bangkok Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin announced a total of 45 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 and two additional deaths.

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Dengue Fever An Added Threat To Lives

11 Apr, 2020

The Department of Disease Control (DDC) is warning people to beware of dengue fever, after rains in several regions of Thailand has resulted in an abundance of mosquitos.

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Surat Thani Extends Lockdown To April 30

11 Apr, 2020

Surat Thani province on Friday (April 10) extended the lockdown of certain venues to April 30 in line with efforts to stem the spread of Covid-19. Initially, business was set to open as normal from April 15.

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Pattaya Announces Coronavirus Lockdown, Keeps Out All Visitors

10 Apr, 2020

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Thailand’s eastern seaside tourist city Pattaya is imposing a temporary lockdown to keep out all visitors in sustained effort to stem the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bangkok Bans Alcohol Sales For 10 Days

09 Apr, 2020

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has banned the sale of all alcohol in the capital for 10 days from tomorrow (April 10), in the latest measure aimed at curbing the escalating Covid-19 crisis.

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54 New Coronavirus Cases, 2 More Deaths

09 Apr, 2020

The government on Thursday reported 54 new local cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), raising the total to 2,423 spread over 67 provinces, and two new deaths - a Thai man, 82, and a Frenchman, 74 - that increased the toll to 32.

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Prayut Extends Foreigners Stay To April 30 Due To Coronavirus

09 Apr, 2020

BANGKOK — Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday signed the plan to grant automatic visa extensions for foreigners residing in Thailand to April 30.

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Pimalai Renovates Villas

09 Apr, 2020

LANTA, Thailand, 9 April 2020: Following the lockdown of Lanta island, Pimalai Resort & Spa will concentrate on renovating 20 hillside villas that overlook the resort’s beach.

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Khaosan Road Won’t Return To Normalcy ‘Till 2021’

08 Apr, 2020

BANGKOK — The street associated with Bangkok’s tourism and free-wheeling parties is now shuttered in the dark, and a bar manager there said he didn’t expect the situation to improve by this year’s end.

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Resort Owner Takes In 3 Russian Tourists Stranded In Phuket

07 Apr, 2020

PHUKET — A hotel owner in the locked down island of Phuket on Tuesday said three Russians stranded there are now staying at the resort for free.

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