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November reopening concerns majority of Thais, Department of Health survey shows

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November reopening concerns majority of Thais, Department of Health survey shows
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While many seem excited with the plan to reopen the country to vaccinated travellers on November 1, apparently the majority of Thais are concerned with how the Covid-19 situation will be with an influx of visitors from overseas.

Thailand’s Department of Health conducted a survey from October 14 to 20 and found that 94% of participants are concerned with how the Covid-19 situation will be after the reopening, although the department did not report how many people took part in the survey.

The department also reported that…

  • 72% of participants believe that Covid-19 prevention measures should be tightened and vaccinations should be accelerated to make sure each province reaches herd immunity.
  • 60% of participants say border patrol should be tightened to prevent illegal entry where people evade Covid-19 screening and quarantine.
  • 55% of participants say they support strict monitoring of Covid-19 preventative measures.
  • 28% of participants say they are confident in the disease control measures.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

 

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