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Government to decide which “red” businesses can reopen in next phase

Jack Burton

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The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration revealed today that the government is now considering which high-risk or “red” businesses will be allowed to reopen under Phase 4 of lockdown easing. CCSA spokesman Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin says that the virus could be with us for months or even years, so the government must carefully consider which “red” high-contagion-risk businesses can reopen. The CCSA has asked operators of “red” businesses for their Covid-19 preventive plans and measures so the agency can make a decision on whether they can reopen.

Here are the businesses and activities currently in the running to reopen in the fourth phase:

  • Educational institutes – for classes, training, and exams
  • Nurseries and centres for the elderly
  • Educational science attractions (hundreds of them!)
  • Meeting rooms holding more than 200 attendees
  • TV and film productions with crews of more than 100 people
  • National parks (restricted to certain areas)
  • Remaining unopened beaches
  • Amusement parks, playgrounds, and game centres
  • Gyms, fitness centres, and sports stadiums (that haven’t already been opened)
  • Convention halls larger than 20,000 square metres, for concerts, expos, and events
  • Entertainment venues, pubs, bars and karaoke outlets
  • Large massage shops

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

 

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    Chiravat Thienngern

    Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 8:35 pm

    This government uses coronavirus-19 as a political tool without scientific data to prolong extending the opening until this date.

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    Glenn

    Friday, June 5, 2020 at 10:08 am

    exactly Chiravat.

    and to make it almost comical, with a good portion of even the mainstream media throughout the world admitting that CV is no more deadly than a flu, that the big majority of those that died were rather old and had at least a couple of comorbidity conditions, and that the ‘models’ used in the beginning to project the death rate was just plain bogus.

    and yet the Thai govt continues to run the CV game, in a country that 99.9% of people didn’t even get sniffles.

    the little emperors have no cloths.

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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