Phuket ordered temporary closure of all beaches, zoos and animal shows, and the Bang La Walking Street
Phuket’s announcement No. 10/2020 issued on 28 March 2020, has ordered the temporary closure of all beaches, zoos and animal shows, and the Bang La Walking Street, effective from 28 March 2020, until further notice.
This followed the announcement No. 7/2020 issued on 27 March 2020, titled: “Seeking the collaboration of local residents and tourists in the Province of Phuket to remain in their residence from 8.00 p.m. to 3.00 a.m. during the crisis to combat the spread of COVID-19,” effective from 28 March 2020, until further notice.
Phuket’s announcement No. 8/2020 issued on 28 March 2020, with immediate effect, instructed owners or operators or occupants of houses, accommodation, venues or vehicles deemed high-risk areas for the spread of COVID-19 to undergo strict prevention and control measures as recommended by the local communication disease control office.
Phuket’s announcement No. 9/2020 issued on 28 March 2020, and effective from 29 March 2020, provided “guidelines for holding social activities or traditional ceremonies; such as, weddings, merit-making, funerals and Songkran as well as government-organized events, which could still be held but must be under strict COVID-19 control measures”.
For constant updates of Thailand’s COVID-19 control measures for travellers, please visit https://ddc.moph.go.th/viralpneumonia/eng/index.php.
Source: Tourism Authority of Thailand
29 March 2020