A miracle as turtles return to Thailand's empty beaches, closed due to virus outbreak

BANGKOK: Popular beaches in southern Thailand, empty of tourists due to closures and restrictions related to the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, are seeing the return of rare wildlife, officials said on Sunday (April 19).

"As we fight the Covid-19 outbreak, nature is also rejuvenating and creating balance,” Warawut Silpa-archa, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment said.

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