The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide further updates that Chon Buri has ordered a lockdown of Pattaya in its intensified effort to combat the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Effective from today, 9 April, 2020, until further notice, the order includes:
- A ban on entry and exit, except for residents of Pattaya, people who work in Pattaya, and people with necessities deemed appropriate by Pattaya City and Bang Lamung District.
- Strict screening of people. Any person deemed at risk will be referred to the local medical and public health officers.
- Setting up of checkpoints at points of entry and exit as deemed appropriate by Pattaya City and Bang Lamung District that can effectively prevent and control the spread of COVID-19.
- All residents of any nationality are required to wear a surgical mask when leaving their residence.
This followed several measures currently in place as previously reported by TAT, including:
- Chon Buri closes more venues, business establishments to combat COVID-19, published on 5 April, 2020, at 08.30 Hrs.
- Chon Buri announces emergency measures to combat COVID-19, published on 31 March, 2020, at 13.00 Hrs.
TAT is constantly providing updates on the tourism-related COVID-19 situation in Thailand at the TAT Newsroom (https://www.tatnews.org/). For additional information and assistance relating to Thailand’s tourism, contact the TAT Contact Centre 1672 or Tourist Police 1155.
For constant updates of Thailand’s COVID-19 control measures for travellers, please visit?https://ddc.moph.go.th/viralpneumonia/eng/index.php.
This press release is published on 09 April, 2020, at 08.00 Hrs. All information is accurate at the current time but can be changed depending on the situation.?