Thailand to reclassify COVID and lift restrictions

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 Thailand to reclassify COVID and remove restrictions

From the first of October, the state of emergency due to the pandemic will finally be lifted in Thailand and the local Operational Headquarters, that is, the Covid-19 Situation Control Center (CCSA), will be disbanded.

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, all tourists will need to enter Thailand from October 1 is their passport and possibly a visa, according to local media.
time and was finally confirmed by the CCSA today at a meeting hosted by Acting Thai Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan. Today, the Covid task force unanimously agreed to end the state of emergency in Thailand due to a rigorous improvement in the situation. The CCSA has served its purpose and will not meet again”, – report to the local media.

The CCSA, they recall, was formed from emergency orders by then Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-Ocha. The decree gave the government “uncontrolled powers” take any action to “protect the public interest” and the fight against coronavirus, after which Thailand barely survived the time of lockdowns.

Also, media reports that from October the coronavirus will be reclassified as a “communicable disease under surveillance” and not as a “dangerous infectious disease”. . As a result, Thailand hopes for a more active influx of tourists.

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