The Cabinet approved the central budget of 883 million baht to the Ministry of Defense. Pay for the operation of the State Quarantine in private facilities.
On September 1, 2020, Ms. Trisulee Traisanakul, Deputy spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office, said that the Cabinet approved the budget for the fiscal year 2020, adding a central budget. Financial reserve paid for emergency or necessity amount of 883 million baht to the Office of the Permanent Secretary of Defense For the cost of operating the State Quarantine in the private place. To address the epidemic of COVID-19 phase 3, all Thais who return from abroad are required to immediately stay at the State Quarantine Area for 14 days.
For the past action From 7 March – 30 June 2020 established a state quarantine area. By using two government offices and 31 private hotels to accommodate those returning from overseas and receiving quarantine in the state quarantine area of 27,977 people ago, the Ministry of Defense. Has been allocated the central budget for the provision for emergency or necessary, Phase 1 of 4,200 people, amount 95 million baht, and phase 2 of 4,200 people, amount 97 million baht, total 8,400 people, total amount of 192 million baht, the remaining amount is not yet Received funding for another 19,577 people.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Has informed the estimate of the number of foreign Thais who wish to return to Thailand From 1 July – 31 August 2020 at the embassy And the Thai Consulate General around the world number 22,470 people, which the Ministry of Defense. Get support for an operating budget The part that has not yet received the budget of 42,047 people, the amount of 902 million baht, the Prime Minister approved the Ministry of Defense to spend the budget, the central budget item, the reserve for emergency or necessary, the amount of 883 million baht for the expenses for the preparation of the state quarantine area. 41,514 people.