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

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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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