MRT Alert: Station closed after staff member contracts COVID-19

Photo: MNXANL / Wikimedia Commons
Photo: MNXANL / Wikimedia Commons

A busy MRT station along the Purple Line has been shut down this morning after a staff member was found to have been infected with COVID-19. 

MRT Nonthaburi Civic Center closed its entrances and exits for all commuters Thursday morning and trains will not stop there until it reopens, system operator Bangkok Expressway and Metro Public Co. Ltd. announced.

Other MRT stations on the Purple Line are open as usual, but trains until further notice will not stop at MRT Nonthaburi Civic Center. Wearing a face mask to ride any trains has been mandatory since Wednesday. 

The station will be thoroughly disinfected and reopened on a later date, according to the operator.

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