Measures to Handle the COVID-19 Situation in Designated Zones

A set of measures are put in place, under the new regulation published in the Royal Gazette on 16 April 2021, to restrict the conducting of certain activities under conditions and timeframes in order to effectively contain the new wave of COVID-19 transmission.

 

These measures will be implemented from 18 April 2021 onwards, for at least 14 days, in two designated zones based on the severity of the COVID-19 situation.

 

In the red zone (maximum control areas), (1) restaurants and food shops can serve food and beverages until 21.00 hr and provide takeaways until 23.00 hr; 2) consumption of liquor and alcoholic beverages in food shops or other shops is prohibited; 3) department stores, shopping centers, community malls, and similar places may be opened until 21.00 hr, with a limited number of visitors, while promotional events are not allowed, and amusement parks and game arcades are not permitted to open for operation; 4) convenience stores, supermarkets, flea markets, and walking streets must be closed from 23.00 hr  to 04.00 hr; 5) Stadiums, gyms, and fitness centers can open until 21.00 hr, and competitions can be arranged with limited numbers of spectators.

 

In the orange zone (control areas), 1) restaurants and food shops can serve food and beverages until 21.00 hr; 2) consumption of liquor and alcoholic beverages in food shops or other shops is prohibited; 3) department stores, shopping centers, community malls, and similar places may be opened until 21.00 hr, with a limited number of visitors, while promotional events are not allowed, and amusement parks and game arcades are not permitted to open for operation.

 

The Governor of Bangkok and all provincial governors are allowed to order the closure of more places and the restrictions on additional activities that are at risk of spreading COVID-19 in their respective areas.

 

Source: The Government Public Relations Department

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