Wissanu plays down extension of emergency decree

The government on Wednesday tried to allay concerns over its decision to extend the emergency decree until the end of July, saying most of its restrictions had already been lifted anyway.

“The emergency decree is still needed to ensure integration of the authority held by various state officials, which the Communicable Disease Control Act lacks the power to enforce,” said Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam.

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