Are you in a red zone area? Or in a green zone? What are the restrictions for the area that you’re living in? Here’s an updated news about safe and restricted zones as of January 29, 2021.
Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced Samut Sakhon as the maximum controlled restricted area, leaving it as the only remaining red zone area in Thailand. Rayong, Chanthaburi and Chon Buri, previously included in red zone areas are moved to controlled area (orange zone) as reported covid-19 count decreased significantly in these areas.
Seafood markets and coastal fishing ports, has the maximum current restrictions in Samut Sakhon. Restaurants can currently stay open only until 9pm at the moment, markets and hotels are still allowed to open.
Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan and Pathum Thani now allows restaurants, malls, massage shops, schools and fitness Centres to stay open. Restaurants can open until 11pm but the serving of alcohol is still banned. Shopping Centres and banquet activities are being asked not to conduct promotional activities that would draw large crowds but are otherwise still open.
The orange zone includes Pattaya, allowing restaurants and bars to open with alcohol serving permitted. Orange Zones are now allowed to travel across provincial borders without restrictions.
Chiang Mai, Phuket and Krabi, along with other 32 provinces, are under the green zone Surveillance area. CCSA eases restrictions within the green zones, allowing the famous 3 provinces (Phuket, Chiang Mai and Krabi) to go back to normal late night hours.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha warned, however, that tough measures may be restored in the future if the COVID-19 situation worsens.
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