Thailand’s prime minister raised the prospect of a two-hour time restrict on shopping center visits to assist curb the novel coronavirus.
The variety of folks allowed in at anybody time will even should be restricted, Prayuth Chan-Ocha stated in a briefing in Bangkok on Tuesday.
“We’re making ready for the following stage of reopening,” he stated, including that the pathogen might have an effect on the financial system for one more six to 9 months.
Thailand stays underneath a state of emergency by way of Could, however has begun easing a partial lockdown to permit companies to restart in phases. Malls have been standard and crowded locations earlier than the pandemic. They’re additionally drivers of income for giant Thai conglomerates resembling Central Group and TCC Group.
Officers reported one further coronavirus case and no new deaths Tuesday, in an additional signal that Thailand’s outbreak is ebbing. The variety of detected infections stands at 2,988. Fatalities have remained at 54 for a couple of week.