Statistics say that Thailand ranks Second in the world for the highest Covid-19 recovery
According to a report issued by the Global COVID-19 Index (GCI) on 11 June 2020. Australia leads the way worldwide followed by Thailand.
Thailand leading the way in Asia
The Thai government facebook page PR Thai Government referenced data form the GCI.
Global COVID-19 Index (GCI) developed by PEMANDU Associates in collaboration with Malaysia’s Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI) and the Sunway Group.The index scores 184 countries on how well they are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following the same statistics provided (here) by the Global COVID-19 Index (GCI) Thailand is also number 1 in Asia.
Thailand’s successful measures to fight the global pandemic is the 11pm to 3am curfew. Now the curfew is being repealed, due to consistent low numbers. Most businesses are allowed to open.
Thailand is now entering Phase 4 of their nationwide covid-19 response. Businesses are beginning to reopen.
There are exceptions for the Phase 4 reopening. Nightclubs, erotic massage parlours (or “soapy massage”), inflatable castles and ball pits are still restricted.
Domestic flights are resuming across the country and can carry passengers at full capacity.
Transportation centers that operate buses, vans, and trains can also fully reopen – however passengers (in vehicles) must be capped at 70 percent.
Everyone will continue wearing a mask in public.
Hotels are now looking at the domestic market until the country fully reopens to international flights however. (Read here: Grim predictions for Thailand’s tourism recovery)
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