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 The Thai government announced on Friday that shopping malls and restaurants are among businesses under the Phase Two COVID 19 lockdown relaxation allowed to reopen on Sunday and curfew hours will be shortened by one hour to 11 p m Taweesin Visanuyothin spokesman for the Center for COVID 19 Situation Administration CCSA said that convention centers wholesale markets and swimming pools will also be allowed to reopen However all shopping centers will have to close at 8 p m so that visitors can return home before the night curfew Taweesin also said the government has decided to shorten the curfew time from 11 p m instead of 10 p m and will run until 4 a m starting on Sunday However Taweesin reminded all that the state of emergency is still in effect until May 31 Also cinemas amusement parks boxing stadiums and gymnasiums will remain closed and gyms will be allowed to open with activities that don t require physical interactions Taweesin said that on Friday seven new cases of COVID 19 and no new death were reported The patients were all Thais who have just returned from Pakistan These new infections bring the cumulative total of confirmed cases in Thailand to 3 025 while recoveries have increased by four to 2 854 The death toll remains at 56 with 115 patients still in hospital XINHUA
Thai shopping centers to reopen on Sunday, curfew shortened

1 The Thai government announced on Friday that shopping malls and restaurants are among businesses under the Phase Two COVID-19 lockdown relaxation allowed to reopen on Sunday, and curfew hours will be shortened by one hour to 11 p.m.

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2 Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman for the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said that convention centers, wholesale markets and swimming pools will also be allowed to reopen.

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3 However, all shopping centers will have to close at 8 p.m. so that visitors can return home before the night curfew.

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4 Taweesin also said the government has decided to shorten the curfew time, from 11 p.m instead of 10 p.m and will run until 4 a.m starting on Sunday.

5 However Taweesin reminded all that the state of emergency is still in effect until May 31.

6 Also, cinemas, amusement parks, boxing stadiums and gymnasiums will remain closed, and gyms will be allowed to open with activities that don’t require physical interactions.

7 Taweesin said that on Friday, seven new cases of COVID-19 and no new death were reported. The patients were all Thais who have just returned from Pakistan.

8 These new infections bring the cumulative total of confirmed cases in Thailand to 3,025, while recoveries have increased by four to 2,854. The death toll remains at 56, with 115 patients still in hospital.

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