CCSA to propose extension of state of emergency and curfew until end of May

The CCSA, chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, has decided to extend the current state of emergency, due to expire on April 30th, until the end of May and to retain the associated measures, including the night curfew, the ban on incoming foreign travellers, restrictions on inter-provincial travel and suspension of multi-person gatherings.

CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin said today that an opinion survey, conducted on 40,000 people, shows that over 70% favoured the extension of the state of emergency, a proposal for which will be submitted to the cabinet tomorrow for approval.

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