Thailand's Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin said a riot had taken place at the Borei provincial prison, after about 100 prisoners smashed furniture and smashed windows and set the fire ablaze. Rumors of the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus in prison on Sunday.

According to the Bangkok Post, March 29, 2020, according to Thepsutin, some prisoners escaped but so far seven have been returned.

Citing the first report, Somsak Thepsutin said the protest began at about 11:45 am in the dining hall while busy office guards were working to repair separate rooms for infected prisoners.

About 100 inmates, some of whom faced death penalty, set fire to the dining hall and destroyed a visiting room for relatives.

"The fact is that no prisoners in Borei province have been infected. They have begun to spread the rumor to seek support from some prisoners," the minister said.
Update: October