Cabinet approves immediate registration of illegal migrant workers to combat outbreaks

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved immediate registration of undocumented migrant workers in a bid to curb further outbreaks of Covid-19.

The move means foreign workers who do not have work permits can be registered quickly so they are covered by disease controls.

Labour Minister Suchart Chomklin explained that the Covid-19 infection rate remained high in industrial areas of Bangkok and surrounding provinces.

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The Nation Reporter