Migrant workers queue to meet Covid-19 officials in Bangkok on December 22, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Migrant workers queue to meet Covid-19 officials in Bangkok on December 22, 2020. Photo: Reuters

Thailand mulls lockdown as coronavirus surge blamed on Myanmar workers

  • Some 1,300 new infections have been recorded since Sunday, mostly from migrant workers at shrimp farms in Samut Sakhon, just outside Bangkok
  • Authorities have imposed a ‘Singapore-style model’ to curb the workers’ movements amid fears the cluster could cripple the kingdom’s already battered economy

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Migrant workers queue to meet Covid-19 officials in Bangkok on December 22, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Migrant workers queue to meet Covid-19 officials in Bangkok on December 22, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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