31 types of businesses ordered to close for 14 days.

Bangkok has given a new order to temporarily shut down 31 types of businesses for 14 days. As Covid-19 numbers rise the capital city has decided to take further safety precautions towards restricting the spread of the virus. The order takes effect on 26 April 2021 and everyone who leaves their home must always wear a mask. Pol Gen Aswin Kwanmuang the Governor of Bangkok reported on 24 April 2021 on the current Covid-19 situation. From 2nd of April the Covid-19 numbers have continued rising across the nation. Just in Bangkok alone there has been 1,582 new cases in one day.


The number of new cases is rising very quickly, this means increased risk for everyone. Information reveal people have come into contact with the virus from their workplace, family, and public locations. An emergency meeting was called to help find solutions to combat the virus. The meeting has resulted in new safety precautions including the order to temporarily close 31 types of businesses.

  1. Theatres and cinemas.
  2. Fun Parks and waterparks.
  3. Zoos
  4. Skateboard and rollerblade parks.
  5. Snooker and billiard locations.
  6. Game and arcade centers.
  7. Internet shops.
  8. Public pools.
  9. Fitness centers.
  10. Display and exhibition centers.
  11. Museums
  12. Public libraries
  13. Daycare centers
  14. Daily nursing homes
  15. Boxing stadiums
  16. Martial art schools
  17. Tattoo shops
  18. Dance schools
  19. Racecourses
  20. Buddhist amulet centers
  21. Beauty clinics and weight loss clinics
  22. Massage shops
  23. All types of sport stadiums
  24. Meeting rooms
  25. Banquet Rooms
  26. Malls allowed to open from 11.00 to 21.00
  27. Beauty salons services are restricted to haircuts, hair washes, and no customers allowed to wait inside.
  28. All types of sport centers.
  29. Public parks
  30. Convenient stores allowed to open from 5.00 to 22.00
  31. No gatherings of above 20 people in parties, camps, filming crews, TV recordings, and religious activities.


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