The Thai authorities has declared 28 provinces, together with Bangkok, as high-risk zones because the variety of coronavirus circumstances within the nation is steadily rising. On Monday, authorities confirmed a each day file of 745 new infections.
Because the announcement of one other lockdown, overseas travellers are cautious whether or not they can achieve entry to the dominion as Bangkok is the primary gateway for a lot of nations. Nice information for many who booked a visit to Thailand, Thai borders are nonetheless open.
On the time of this writing, there is no such thing as a suspension of the present vacationer visas â€“ TR and STV. Vacationers can nonetheless apply for the stated visas at Thai consulates.
Furthermore, UK travellers can nonetheless achieve entry in Thailand. Nonetheless, quarantine amenities are tightening their measures to comprise attainable transmission. British vacationers should keep of their room for almost all of the keep.
Solely sure areas, marked as â€śpink zones,â€ť the place an infection and transmission are verified are put below strict restrictions. Authorities conduct contact tracing encouraging everybody who visited pink zones to contact medical authorities and be examined. Thai individuals are fast to heed warnings and observe the restrictions to the dot.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha urged the general public to remain at house as a lot as attainable to assist comprise the an infection and to keep away from a stricter lockdown. Not like the earlier lockdown final 12 months, this new â€ślockdownâ€ť embrace measures similar to:
- Keep away from pointless journey as a lot as attainable
- Mass gatherings are prohibited
- Retailers and eating places can function from 10am-5pm
- All bars are closed and liquor ban is carried out
Thailand has recorded 8,439 coronavirus circumstances and 65 deaths, which is low based mostly in world requirements.