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Thai Bits: Some Schools Will Not Open On June 14th, Bangkok District Officials: SIlom Market COVID-19 Infections Are Being Exaggerating

June 11, 2021

Some Schools Will Not Be Open To Students On June 14th, 2021

The new school year will begin on June 14, 2021, but on-site learning will be prohibited in Bangkok and three neighboring provinces, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration announced June 10, 2021.
Apisamai Srirangson, assistant spokesperson for CCSA, said the Education Ministry approved starting the new school year on June 14, 2021.
Classrooms will remain closed in Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Samut Prakan, which will rely on remote learning for students.
Dr. Apisamai said the provincial communicable disease committees could halt the reopening of classrooms if an area was deemed unsafe due to transmission of Covid-19.
Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani and Samut Prakan are the areas hit hardest by the third wave of novel coronavirus disease.

Bamgkok District Believes That Number of People Infected From Silom Market Was Exagerated

The Bang Rak district office in Bangkok has denied reports that 310 people were infected with Covid-19 at the Lalai Sap market. The district is seeking vendors’ cooperation to suspend trading for 3 days between June 10 and June 12 2021 in order to conduct deep cleaning and mass testing. Silom market has been ordered indefinitely closed.
Recently, the district office said on its Facebook page that there have been just 13 infections at the market on Silom Soi 5 since May 26, 2021. Nine members of the family were deemed at risk.
The Covid-19 virus will be tested on 1,000 people at the market on Friday between 9am and 2pm, as well as local residents, officials said.
The district has asked vendors at the market for their cooperation in suspending trading from June 10 to June 12 for deep-cleaning and mass testing.
People are being urged to stop sharing fake news and help spread correct information.