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Covid task force calls for extension to Thailand’s emergency decree

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Thailand’s Covid-19 task force is advising the government to extend the country’s state of emergency by a further month… again. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration plans to discuss the matter next Tuesday and put it to Cabinet for consideration on Wednesday.

The state of emergency, or emergency decree, which has been extended several times since its introduction in March, is due to expire at the end of this month. It has been extended, on a month by month basis, many times this year since it was introduced to short-circuit the process of implementation of Covid-19 preventative measures. However, the CCSA says an extension is vital to ensure various government agencies can work speedily to combat any threat from Covid-19, particularly as neighbouring countries experience a spike in infections.

Thailand has already taken steps to seal the porous border with Myanmar after a surge in cases means that country is now recording over 500 new infections a day.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

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7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. just announce it will be permanent and quit screwing around.

    never mind that the numbers, the health stats are not even in the same reality to support such furthering the ’emergency’.

    wake up thai people – grow a voice and say no and HELL NO

  2. Open the boarders, enough is enough! The largest GDP decline EVER, the worst economic outlook in ALL of Asia, 22% increase in suicides according to the department of mental health, and a more then 100% increase to 9.7 million people going hungry. We are killing our selves, or livelihoods, the opportunity for our young adults, and our future, killing it all. Open the boarders, manage the risk, no more BS schemes, no more garbage constraints, open up NOW!

  3. I trust the members of this task force are all in work with regular salaries to cover life’s little luxuries.

    Hundreds of thousands have lost there jobs and have little or no income. Poverty, debt and alcoholism (white whiskey) is rife and as declared in a recent article. Suicide is up by 22%. Crime is up, drug use is up. The work of such a great task force.

    You are supposed to be protecting your people, instead you are destroying them along with your country. You all seem to forget exactly where the money for your salaries is coming from…… yes, the very same people you are preventing from working. if you don’t get things back on track, you will end up as the next group to lose your jobs and income.
    Open your eyes and see the reality of what your decisions are responsible for or suffer the consequences further down the line as both you lose your incomes and Thailand slips back into the third world status. Wake up now, before it’s too late people. This is a reality.

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7 Comments

  1. just announce it will be permanent and quit screwing around.

    never mind that the numbers, the health stats are not even in the same reality to support such furthering the ’emergency’.

    wake up thai people – grow a voice and say no and HELL NO

  2. Open the boarders, enough is enough! The largest GDP decline EVER, the worst economic outlook in ALL of Asia, 22% increase in suicides according to the department of mental health, and a more then 100% increase to 9.7 million people going hungry. We are killing our selves, or livelihoods, the opportunity for our young adults, and our future, killing it all. Open the boarders, manage the risk, no more BS schemes, no more garbage constraints, open up NOW!

  3. I trust the members of this task force are all in work with regular salaries to cover life’s little luxuries.

    Hundreds of thousands have lost there jobs and have little or no income. Poverty, debt and alcoholism (white whiskey) is rife and as declared in a recent article. Suicide is up by 22%. Crime is up, drug use is up. The work of such a great task force.

    You are supposed to be protecting your people, instead you are destroying them along with your country. You all seem to forget exactly where the money for your salaries is coming from…… yes, the very same people you are preventing from working. if you don’t get things back on track, you will end up as the next group to lose your jobs and income.
    Open your eyes and see the reality of what your decisions are responsible for or suffer the consequences further down the line as both you lose your incomes and Thailand slips back into the third world status. Wake up now, before it’s too late people. This is a reality.

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