On 16 April 2020, Pol.Gen. Aswin Kwanmuang, Governor of Bangkok, presided over the meeting of the BMA’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration, No. 25/2020 and congratulated on the success of COVID-19 proactive screening test, which found 2 confirmed cases and can control their spread of the virus, reducing the chance that the virus can affect a wider area. The BMA has transferred the newly found cases to hospital and provide a screening test for their family members of the 2 confirmed cases. Currently, there are no new cases of infections have been found.
For those who interested in donating food or any necessary supplies for affected people or the underprivileged, the meeting resolved that they must contact district offices directly in order to consult on proper locations for donation that will meet the need of target group. The district offices can provide suggestions on epidemic prevention and control measures for the safety of both donators and recipients.
Regarding the epidemic prevention measures for Khlong Saen Saep boat commuters, the BMA will publish guidebook on recommendations for service providers and clients in the near future. However, the BMA does not have authority to control and supervise over the navigation and piers along Saen Saep Canal; therefore, it is unable to issue any rules or regulations for the service providers.