Coronavirus: Bangkok closes bars, schools amid surge in cases and public rumours of a lockdown

This month, one of Thailand’s most popular public institutions – kick boxing stadiums – will be closed for the first time in decades.Rajadamnern Muaythai Stadium and New Lumpinee Boxing Stadium are two of the major stadiums that have announced a temporary closure after authorities said at least 27 people were infected with the novel coronavirus at a Bangkok stadium over the past week, without naming the venue.Thai actor Matthew Deane became the first celebrity in Thailand to contract the…