According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) latest update regarding the Royal Thai Government’s announcement on the strengthened COVID-19 control measures to contain local transmission, 28 provinces are now declared as “highly controlled areas”.
Effective from 4 January, 2021, the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has declared 28 provinces as “highly controlled areas” following a surge in community transmission.
These include the capital Bangkok and (region by region)
Central: Ang Thong, Ayutthaya, Lop Buri, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram, Saraburi, Sing Buri and Suphan Buri;
West: Kanchanaburi, Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan Ratchaburi, and Tak;
East: Chachoengsao, Chanthaburi, Chon Buri, Prachin Buri, Rayong, Sa Kaeo and Trat, and
South: Chumphon and Ranong.
The strengthened restrictions, which are imposed across the highly controlled areas, are:
- Closure of educational institutions at all levels. Exceptions for the utilisation of…