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Selasa, 05 Jan 2021 16:40 WIB

Bangkok - Pemerintah Thailand akhirnya memutuskan untuk mengunci total atau lockdown Kota Bangkok akibat lonjakan kasus virus Corona.

BANGKOK, THAILAND - JANUARY 03: Government officials from Bangkok Metropolitan Administration take body temperature of passengers on a pick-up truck taxi at a Covid-19 checkpoint on January 03, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok will go into partial lockdown from Saturday night, and travel between Thai provinces will be curtailed from next week, as the country steps up efforts to control a quickly growing second wave of Covid-19 infections. (Photo by Sirachai Arunrugstichai/Getty Images)

Otoritas Thailand melaporkan 745 kasus Corona dalam 24 jam terakhir, mencetak rekor tertinggi untuk tambahan kasus harian di negara tersebut. Satu tambahan kematian akibat Corona juga tercatat di Thailand pada Senin (4/1) waktu setempat.  

BANGKOK, THAILAND - JANUARY 03: Government officials from Bangkok Metropolitan Administration take body temperature of passengers on a pick-up truck taxi at a Covid-19 checkpoint on January 03, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok will go into partial lockdown from Saturday night, and travel between Thai provinces will be curtailed from next week, as the country steps up efforts to control a quickly growing second wave of Covid-19 infections. (Photo by Sirachai Arunrugstichai/Getty Images)

Dengan lonjakan tersebut, sejauh ini total 8.439 kasus Corona terkonfirmasi di Thailand, dengan 65 kematian yang cenderung rendah di kawasan Asia.  

BANGKOK, THAILAND - JANUARY 03: Government officials from Bangkok Metropolitan Administration take body temperature of passengers on a pick-up truck taxi at a Covid-19 checkpoint on January 03, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok will go into partial lockdown from Saturday night, and travel between Thai provinces will be curtailed from next week, as the country steps up efforts to control a quickly growing second wave of Covid-19 infections. (Photo by Sirachai Arunrugstichai/Getty Images)

Kebanyakan kasus baru Corona di Thailand terkait dengan klaster penularan pekerja migran yang berawal di Provinsi Samut Sakhon beberapa waktu terakhir. Klaster di Samut Sakhon itu telah memicu penularan Corona di lebih dari separuh provinsi di wilayah Thailand.  

BANGKOK, THAILAND - JANUARY 03: Government officials from Bangkok Metropolitan Administration take body temperature of passengers on a pick-up truck taxi at a Covid-19 checkpoint on January 03, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok will go into partial lockdown from Saturday night, and travel between Thai provinces will be curtailed from next week, as the country steps up efforts to control a quickly growing second wave of Covid-19 infections. (Photo by Sirachai Arunrugstichai/Getty Images)

Karena penerapan lockdown, sekolah-sekolah di kota Bangkok juga ditutup sementara selama dua pekan. Pemerintah akan membangun lusinan pos pemeriksaan di seluruh kota.  

BANGKOK, THAILAND - JANUARY 03: Government officials from Bangkok Metropolitan Administration take body temperature of passengers on a pick-up truck taxi at a Covid-19 checkpoint on January 03, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok will go into partial lockdown from Saturday night, and travel between Thai provinces will be curtailed from next week, as the country steps up efforts to control a quickly growing second wave of Covid-19 infections. (Photo by Sirachai Arunrugstichai/Getty Images)

Pembatasan jam malam dan lockdown nasional mulai berlaku 4 Januari sampai 1 Februari 2021.  

BANGKOK, THAILAND - JANUARY 03: Government officials from Bangkok Metropolitan Administration take body temperature of passengers on a pick-up truck taxi at a Covid-19 checkpoint on January 03, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok will go into partial lockdown from Saturday night, and travel between Thai provinces will be curtailed from next week, as the country steps up efforts to control a quickly growing second wave of Covid-19 infections. (Photo by Sirachai Arunrugstichai/Getty Images)

Thailand sempat menjadi salah satu negara yang mampu menekan penyebaran COVID-19.  

BANGKOK, THAILAND - JANUARY 03: Government officials from Bangkok Metropolitan Administration take body temperature of passengers on a pick-up truck taxi at a Covid-19 checkpoint on January 03, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok will go into partial lockdown from Saturday night, and travel between Thai provinces will be curtailed from next week, as the country steps up efforts to control a quickly growing second wave of Covid-19 infections. (Photo by Sirachai Arunrugstichai/Getty Images)

Thailand dinilai sebagai salah satu negara yang cukup agresif melakukan langkah pencegahan penularan virus corona. Negara ini juga dinilai beberapa pihak cukup terbuka kepada publik.  

Foto: Corona Melonjak, Bangkok Lockdown
Foto: Corona Melonjak, Bangkok Lockdown
Foto: Corona Melonjak, Bangkok Lockdown
Foto: Corona Melonjak, Bangkok Lockdown
Foto: Corona Melonjak, Bangkok Lockdown
Foto: Corona Melonjak, Bangkok Lockdown
Foto: Corona Melonjak, Bangkok Lockdown