Tuk tuk drivers wear face masks amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus as they wait for customers on Khao San Road, a popular tourist destination in Bangkok. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Bangkok closes bars, schools amid surge in cases and public rumours of a lockdown

  • Kick boxing stadiums, cinemas and bars in Bangkok and its surrounding areas will be closed for 14 days from Wednesday
  • But Thailand’s flip-flopping on measures to curb the outbreak, along with a minister mask-hoarding scandal, have seen a deterioration of public trust
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Tuk tuk drivers wear face masks amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus as they wait for customers on Khao San Road, a popular tourist destination in Bangkok. Photo: AFP
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