30-day curfew for Songkhla following a surge in Covid-19 cases

Officials in Songkhla have introduced a 30-day curfew in an effort to fight a surge of Covid-19 infections in the southern province. According to a Bangkok Post report, the provincial communicable disease committee has confirmed the curfew, which came into effect last night and is in place till July 29. Governor Jaruwat Kliangklao says residents must stay house between the hours of 10pm – 4am. Restaurants, department shops, and markets should close by 9pm.
According to Bonanza , the rise in Covid-19 cases is the outcome of at-risk individuals assembly face-to-face and he has referred to as on residents to cooperate with the curfew so as to curb the unfold of the virus.
In the district of Chana, officers are investigating an outbreak of the virus and introducing mass proactive testing of residents. The director of Chana Hospital, Supat Hasuwannakit, says three subject hospitals are being opened and over 500 beds might be made out there this week. He estimates that it’ll take round a month before case numbers start to go down.
Case numbers have risen after the discovery last week of a cluster at a manufacturing unit, with 157 new infections now reported within the province. The cases had been detected at factories and within communities. The new instances have raised the total variety of infections to 5,463, with 15 deaths. The Bangkok Post reports that of those, 22 are critically sick, 361 are reasonably sick, and 236 are being handled with the anti-viral drug, Favipiravir..

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