TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The capital city of Bangkok, Thailand, will close 196 places-Entertainment area over the next two weeks. This was announced by the Governor of Bangkok Asawin Kwanmuang on Monday, April 5, 2021 because positive cases of Covid-19 there have increased.
This closure is exactly in effect from Tuesday, April 6, 2021 to April 19, 2021. In the three districts where the entertainment area is Bangkok There has been an outbreak of the corona virus, with more than 100 people positive for Covid-19 in the last few days.
A number of dancers wear masks while performing in the XXX room in the legendary Patpong nightlife and prostitution district in Bangkok, Thailand, July 1, 2020. The Thai government has relaxed isolation and introduced social distancing to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 corona virus disease. REUTERS / Athit Perawongmetha
In Thailand on Monday, April 5, 2021, 194 new cases of corona virus infection were reported. Numbers up to three digits are very rare in Thailand. Of the total 194 new positive cases of Covid-19, 45 were from nightclubs in Bangkok.
Thailand is known to have successfully overcome the Covid-19 pandemic. As of 2020, there have been 29,321 positive cases of Covid-19 there. Of these, 95 patients died from the corona virus.
The plan is that on Wednesday, April 7 local time, the task force for handling Covid-19 in Thailand will submit a proposal to the Thai Ministry of Health to grant red zone status to five provinces, one of which is Bangkok.
With the status of the red zone, then theEntertainment area nights that are in the red zone area can only be open until 9 p.m. They also cannot sell alcoholic beverages.