WORLD Thailand extends ban on international travelers until April 30

WORLD

Thailand extends ban on international travelers until April 30

By Sun Guangyong | People's Daily app

13:45, April 15, 2020

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Photo taken on April 15, 2020 shows a terminal of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand. (Photo: Sun Guangyong/People’s Daily)

Bangkok (People’s Daily) - Thailand’s civil aviation authority on Wednesday extended a temporary travel restriction banning internationals arrivals untill the end of April. 

The country also confirmed 30 new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total to 2,643. A total of 1,103 patients remain hospitalized, 1,497 have recovered and returned home, and 43 died from complications related to the disease.

Since April 4, Thailand has closed the international travelers’ access to the kingdom and only has allowed the entry of authorized citizens, which are subject to a 14-day quarantine after arrival. 

A nationwide curfew has been enforced starting April 3. All nationals except medics, emergency workers and personnel delivering medical supplies and patients, are urged to stay at home.

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