5 APRIL 2020: BANGKOK, THAILAND

166 passengers who arrived on international flights at Suvarnabhumi Airport skipped quarantine checks. The Prime Minister of Thailand ordered a search for those passengers as they posed a risk of carrying the coronavirus. 16 arrived on a Thai Airways flight from Tokyo, 19 from Tokyo on an All Nippon Airways flight, 76 from a Japan Airlines flight from Tokyo, 44 on a Singapore Airlines flight from Changi, and 11 from Doha on a Qatar Airways flight. The passengers faced charges for violating the Emergency Decree on Public Administration BE 2548 and Communicable Disease Act BE 2558.