Borders reopen for 2nd dayThailand was forced to open its borders in the North and Northeast for a second day running as thousands of migrant workers from Myanmar and Laos demanded to cross over despite the temporary shutdown measures against Covid-19. The growing number of workers demanding to cross forced border checkpoints on both sides to open. The weather was so hot that one worker fainted while waiting for the borders to open. Meanwhile, more than 1,000 Lao workers were allowed to cross the second Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge in Mukdahan province for a second day running. Officials required all workers to undergo thermal-scanning and queue up to wash their hands during the departure process.
Source: Bangkok Post March 24, 2020 21:56 UTC