Rainy season has started, with brief, but heavy showers nearly every day and clear skies for weeks on end. So, too, Thailand has remained free of community-spread Covid-19 for weeks on end and the country is gradually, cautiously opening up. All Covid cases for more than a month have been among Thai people in government-mandated quarantine after returning from working or studying overseas.
As the economy opens, the need for food programs lessens, but Chiang Mai, dependent on tourism, remains hard-hit. We've changed the direction of our food programs to meet the continuing needs and will soon return to in-person club meetings.
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