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5 Asean countries have been declared as high risk

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On Wednesday, The Ministry of Public Health declared 5 ASEAN deemed to be at high risk for new coronavirus (Covid-19) infection on the Royal Gazette website.

These are:

  • Malaysia
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Indonesia
  • Myanmar

The Ministry of Public Health declared that the situation of Covid-19 in these countries has escalated. Under Sections 5 and 8 of the Communicable Disease Act BE 2558, these countries were classified as high risk of infection in order to improve the effectiveness of disease prevention and control among the Thai authorities – signed by Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul.

On 6 March, Thailand classified four countries – China (including Hong Kong and Macau), South Korea, Italy and Iran – as high risk of infection with Covid-19.

SOURCE:The Nation

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