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Why aren’t the Hostels Closed Down Due to Covid 19?

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If gatherings aren’t allowed surely they should be closed so who’s fault is it if the Police decide to raid? 
The backpacker or the Government?

 

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Most hostels will fall under the category of "hotel". Hotel closings have not been universally applied across the country - they appear to be being applied at the provincial level. It seems most of those closing orders involve not allowing new rooms to be booked, and the hotel being closed only after the final room is vacated.

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If you start closing hostels where do you put the occupants when they can no longer book a room in other hotels?  It becomes an untenable logistics problem for the government.  My guess, the government wants everyone to hunker down where they are until they give the all clear, and then people can move around and exit the country.  

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If this is the case why can the police raid at 10.10pm arrest all the back packers for breaking Covid 19 & put them in jail for gathering in groups of more than 5 it’s appalling & a pre planned attack on Westerners 

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16 minutes ago, Sharon2020 said:

If this is the case why can the police raid at 10.10pm arrest all the back packers for breaking Covid 19 & put them in jail for gathering in groups of more than 5 it’s appalling & a pre planned attack on Westerners 

Where/when?

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2 hours ago, Sharon2020 said:

If this is the case why can the police raid at 10.10pm arrest all the back packers for breaking Covid 19 & put them in jail for gathering in groups of more than 5 it’s appalling & a pre planned attack on Westerners 

The case is like post #2 and #3 explains. The reason why they get arrested is that they gather together more than absolutely necessary for a hostel type living. They need to stop partying and stay away from each other as much as they can.

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1 hour ago, Matzzon said:

The case is like post #2 and #3 explains. The reason why they get arrested is that they gather together more than absolutely necessary for a hostel type living. They need to stop partying and stay away from each other as much as they can.

8 minutes ago, Sharon2020 said:

They were not partying

It is not a question of "partying". It is a question of "social distance". People staying in their rooms is not a problem. 10 people together in a common area is more of a problem. My only issue with the police acting in this case would be if those people were not told that this was not permitted.

 

4 hours ago, Sharon2020 said:

it’s appalling & a pre planned attack on Westerners

Doubt that is is an "attack on Westerners". If you look at the case of a Thai vet being jailed for being out after curfew to care for sick animal, you can see it is typical Thai police activity (i.e., nonsense).

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They were totally unaware they could not be in the common room. The reason I mentioned the Westerners was because the Thai residents weren’t charged

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Never stayed in a Thai hostel but have done so in other countries.

There is often 4/6/8/12 people in one sleeping room, a common kitchen, common bathrooms, and common lounge with a TV.

Impossible for all those people to just sit on their bunk beds for the duration.

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If they all congregated in the common room then they are all stupid.

This is not a blame game. This is becoming a look after yourself using guidelines set down which are for their own good.

Alternative,,,,, possibly die & take innocent people with them.

Wake up & stop shooting the messenger

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"Raids" to ensure that common/gathering areas in hostels have been closed-off are fine. If they haven't been blocked off then it's the proprietor's fault and they should be fined.

 

Forcing the hostels to close and causing tourists who are stuck here to sleep on the streets is immoral. Lockdown not lockout.

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15 hours ago, Sharon2020 said:

They were not partying

Who wasn't partying? What hostel? Was this reported in the news?

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19 hours ago, Sharon2020 said:

If this is the case why can the police raid at 10.10pm arrest all the back packers for breaking Covid 19 & put them in jail for gathering in groups of more than 5 it’s appalling & a pre planned attack on Westerners 

You seem a bit paranoid. 

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Close the condos too!!!!  And all apartments/flats too!!!!  And only one family member per house too!!!

 

After all out of 69,719,591 people 2,473 are infected.  That's like .00354% of the population.

 

 

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