Thailand: Task force to be formed to track tourists

  • The Royal Thai Police is forming a special task force to track down tourists infected with Covid-19 as Thailand prepares to reopen its airspace to travellers.
  • The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) will be in charge of tracking tourists.
  • National police chief Chakthip Chaijinda has appointed Pol Lt Gen Sutin Suppuang, commissioner of the CIB to establish a “Covid-19 Investigation Division” to avoid any potential future outbreaks.
  • The Covid-19 Investigation Division will contain the spread of the virus, which might enter the country by way of foreign tourists or Thai returnees when the airspace is reopened.
  • Staff will be recruited from the Thai Marine Police Division, Highway Police and Natural Resources and Environment Crime Suppression Division which normally work with the tourism sector.

External Link : https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1946280/task-force-to-be-formed-to-track-tourists

6-Jul-2020


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