Thailand to reopen businesses as Covid-19 eases

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Bangkok, Thailand – As Covid-19 appears to be contained, more business are to reopen in Thailand.

Thailand would be reopening the business on according to a certain plan. An official of the country has stated that they have not recorded any local transmission of the virus in 16 days in a row.

Business that are allowed to reopen include stores selling electronics, furniture and office supplies.

Although yoga studios and swimming pools are allowed for reopening as long as they practice social distancing, spas, massage centers and most gyms are to remain closed.

The government’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration’s spokesman Taweesin Wisanuyothin disclosed that the plan for the next phase of reopening businesses in more “high risk” places will be determined next Friday.

The plan currently consists of schools, alcohol sales in dine-in restaurants, concerts with seating arrangements, amusement parks and playgrounds, and outdoor sports facilities, stated Wisanuyothin.

The business and establishments have been decided to reopen on between 15th and 30th of June.