Thailand’s PM asks people to avoid political gathering in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed concerns that political gatherings could negate all efforts at COVID-19 containment. 

 According to reports in Bangkok post, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is concerned about population’s health amid a new cold spell and would like people to avoid political gatherings as the Covid-19 outbreak continues, government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri said on Sunday. Mr Anucha said it is still necessary for the government to exercise its powers under the emergency decree and the Communicable Disease Act to contain the pandemic. 

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