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People Rush to Buy Wine, Beer & Spirits as Thailand Imposes 10-Day Alcohol Ban

People queued to buy wine, beer and spirits in Bangkok after the Thai capital announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sales to try to limit social activities before the traditional new year and curb the spread of the coronavirus. At supermarkets in downtown Bangkok, shoppers wearing facial masks crowded in to the alcohol section.

World | Reuters | April 11, 2020, 1:07 pm
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 People line up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

People line up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

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 A woman wearing a face mask to protect from the new coronavirus shops for wine at a superstore in Bangkok, Thailand, a day ahead of a ban on sales of alcoholic beverages. (Image: AP)

A woman wearing a face mask to protect from the new coronavirus shops for wine at a superstore in Bangkok, Thailand, a day ahead of a ban on sales of alcoholic beverages. (Image: AP)

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 People line up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

People line up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

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 People line up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

People line up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

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 People line up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

People line up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

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 A woman wearing a protective mask lines up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

A woman wearing a protective mask lines up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

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 A woman wearing a protective mask lines up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

A woman wearing a protective mask lines up inside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

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 A woman wearing a protective mask lines up outside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

A woman wearing a protective mask lines up outside a liquor shop after Bangkok and several other provinces announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sale starting April 10 during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters)

  • First Published: April 9, 2020, 10:47 pm

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