Kasikorn Bank stops all foreign money exchanging nationwide in Thailand due to Covid19 fears


One of Thailand’s largest banks has announced they have shut all their in branch and foreign exchange booths effective immediately. 

The surprise move from Kasikorn or K-Bank came in a directive issued from 5 pm yesterday and is because of the Covid-19 outbreak. 

There was no timetable about the closure.

In addition all staff who had been working in their exchange booths nationwide have been put on a 14 day stay-at-home quarantine. 

In a letter they said that entities such as the health ministry, bank of Thailand, airports authority and duty free giant King Power had been informed of the decision. 

Source: 77kaoded and Thaivisa.

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