Thailand Covid-19 Daily Update: 26th March 2020

Published on 26th March 2020 by Stickboy BKK

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With so much news and information related to the current Covid-19 situation, it is impossible for me to write separate articles on each piece of news coming out so from today I will publish a daily post that I will update throughout the day with key and important information.

4:55pm · 26 Mar 2020

There has been NO curfew announced. Nor has there been any lockdown announcements with people still free to travel without any official restrictions.

4:08pm · 26 Mar 2020

Express boat services on Saen Saeb canal and Chao Phraya have reversed their earlier announcement to suspend services.

All passengers must wear a face mask and practice social distancing.

1:02pm · 26 Mar 2020

Today Thailand reported 111 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total to 1,045.

18 people have been discharged totalling 88 with a further 953 in hospital, 4 in critical conditions. Deaths remain at 4.

Via Ministry of Public Health

10:10am · 26 Mar 2020

The Nonthaburi Civic Center station on the MRT Purple Line has been closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

The station has been closed for cleaning and trains will not stop.

The Nonthaburi Civic Center station on the MRT Purple Line has been closed

Via khaosod.co.th

9:40am · 26 Mar 2020

Social Distancing has been introduced on the MRT – remember, to ride any train, inc ARL, BTS, MRT, you MUST wear a mask or you won’t be allowed to travel.


9:37am · 26 Mar 2020

Express boat services on Saen Saeb canal will be suspended from Friday 27th March until further notice.

mind-your-step

Via nationweekend.com

9:20am · 26 Mar 2020

Announcement for British Nationals in Thailand

International travel is becoming more difficult and the British Embassy are working to find solutions to this. You can help – if you need to return to the UK but can’t, register with them.

Announcement for British Nationals in Thailand

Via UK in Thailand @ukinthailand

8:54am · 26 Mar 2020

90 Day Reporting, Alien’s Residing Report and Tourist Visa Extensions (30-day stamp) have been MOVED from Chaeng Wattana from today to a building in Muang Thong Thani.

Remember, you can do 90-day reporting online so there’s no need to physically go to the immigration office.

Muang Thong Thani

Via naewna.com

8:29am · 26 Mar 2020

Starting today, Thursday 26th March, the army and police will set up checkpoints at 7 locations on the outskirts of Bangkok to screen people for Covid-19 entering the city.

Those locations are:

1. Bang Na-Trat Road
2. Chaeng Watthana Road
3. Ratchaphruek Road
4. Suwinthawong Road
5. Sukhaphiban 2 Road
6. Suksawat Road
7. Rama 2 Road

8:15am · 26 Mar 2020

There is NO curfew, NO lockdown and NO travel restrictions as yet in Bangkok.

The government advice is for the following 3 groups of people to remain indoors.

People older than 70
Children younger than 5
People with pre-existing medical conditions

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