Thailand to announce nationwide curfew from Friday


  • Thailand
  • Thursday, 02 Apr 2020

A Buddhist monk wearing a face mask has his temperature taken before entering the Wat Arun Ratchavararam in Bangkok, Thailand, on April 2, 2020. - Reuters

BANGKOK April 2 (Reuters): Thailand is to announce a nationwide curfew between 10pm and 4am starting Friday to try to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, the government said in a statement on Thursday (April 2).

The curfew will have some exceptions, including for the transport of medical supplies, movement of people into quarantine, patients and travel of medical personnel, according to the statement shown to reporters.

"The prime minister will make the announcement this evening on national television around 6pm," deputy spokeswoman deputy spokeswoman Ratchada Thanadirek told Reuters when reached by telephone. - Reuters

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