Markets in Thailand were eerily quiet as the second wave of Covid-19 cases spread through the country.
Footage shows the Ta Yang market in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand, which many locals are now avoiding following a surge in the pandemic.
Vendors said that 80 per cent of customers had disappeared in recent weeks following an outbreak of the virus which started at a seafood market in Samut Sakhon province, near the capital Bangkok.
They believe that many locals are afraid of the virus and are avoiding the once-busy market.
Thailand recorded 527 new cases of the virus on Tuesday (Jan 5), taking the total to 8,966.
Ministers have closed hundreds of thousands of ‘high-risk venues, imposed restrictions on non-essential businesses, and encouraged people to work from home.