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Announcement to raise curfew in 13 provinces, add Chachoengsao, Chonburi, Ayutthaya, effective July 20

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Government Gazette website On July 18, 2021, the regulations issued under Article 9 of the Royal Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situations (No. 28), signed by General Prayut Chan-ocha Prime Minister, saying that when assessing the situation after the entry into force of the Regulations (No. 27) dated July 10, 2021, it appears that the rate of increase in the number of infections cannot be slowed down. and the number of patients who need to be monitored for symptoms, especially in the elderly at risk chronic disease patients and groups of patients with respiratory disease in Bangkok, its vicinity, and many provinces that are growing rapidly and tend to continue This is often a family and community infection, and therefore more intensive measures and enforcement are needed. from the previously announced terms to expedite rectification and alleviate the emergency situation as quickly as possible

The said requirements are important.

Article 1 Reduces people’s departure from their homes that cause the risk of spreading COVID-19. in Bangkok and surrounding provinces and provinces designated as the highest and strict control areas due to the increased number of infected people And most of them are infected with delta strains that spread rapidly and severely affect life and health. especially at risk groups, both the elderly and those with chronic diseases.

“Even though there has been an accelerated vaccination for group immunity, But it will take time to build immunity that may not happen quickly. What must be done together at this time? is to slow down the epidemic rate of severe disease by stopping any action that poses a risk or causes the disease to spread.”

Article 2 Improvement of provincial area according to the situation area in accordance with the situation, including Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Chachoengsao, Chonburi, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya and the southern border provinces, namely Narathiwat, Pattani, Yala and Songkhla.

Article 3 Reduce and limit the movement of travel Encourage people in highly controlled and strict areas to avoid limiting or refraining from missions that require unnecessary departure from their homes or residences.

  • Travel in certain cases that are necessary, such as traveling to provide supplies needed to sustain life, food, medicine or medical supplies. travel to see a doctor to receive medical and public health services medical treatment vaccination against disease or is necessary to perform work or occupation that cannot work outside the location
  • to the competent official with the support of Bangkok Ministry of Interior Ministry of Social Development and Human Security Work with relevant agencies, volunteers, volunteer spirits to provide assistance in distributing necessary consumer goods to the people. to alleviate the suffering

Article 4 defines additional areas prohibited from leaving the dwelling place No person in the most restricted and restricted area (13 provinces under Article 2) is prohibited from leaving their homes between 21.00 and 04.00 the following day. continued for a period of at least 14 days from the coming into force of this provision.

  • Whoever violates this article is guilty and shall be punished accordingly. Royal Decree on Public Administration in Emergencies, B.E. 2548

Article 5 Competent officials with support from the Security Emergency Situation Action Center Ministry of Interior Bangkok and related agencies to set up checkpoints, checkpoints, or intercepting points in the transportation route issued under the highest and strict control area

Clause 6 All types of public transport between provinces throughout the Kingdom shall be in accordance with the guidelines prescribed by Prof. B.E.C. determines by limiting the number of passengers using the service to no more than 50 percent of the passenger capacity for each type of vehicle as well as to arrange for social distancing and strictly follow the public health measures prescribed by the government

Article 7: Urgent Integrated Control Measures in the Highest and Strictly Controlled Areas

  • Close premises or businesses that are at risk of control Prevent the spread of COVID-19 for at least 14 days.

(1) food distribution or drink Restaurants selling food or beverages To operate until 8 pm. Consumption in the shop is prohibited and can only be taken back for consumption elsewhere.

(2) Department stores, shopping centers, community malls or other establishments with similar characteristics To be open for service only in the supermarket department. Medicine and supplies department Areas that provide vaccination services or other government medical and public health services to open until 8:00 p.m.

(3) The hotel is allowed to operate normally. by suspending meeting activities seminar or banquet

(4) Convenience stores and fresh markets are allowed to open until 8:00 p.m., with limited time for convenience stores to close between 8:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. the next day.

(5) Schools, educational or training institutions and various educational institutions To comply with the measures previously announced.

Operations of hospitals, nursing homes, medical clinics, pharmacies, general stores, factories, securities businesses Financial transactions, banks, ATMs, telecommunication businesses Postage and parcels pet food shop Pharmacy and medical supplies tool shop and construction equipment Shop selling essential miscellaneous goods Locations selling cooking gas, fuel, gas stations, gas pumps, as well as online delivery services are still open as needed.

Article 8 Prohibition of organizing activities in groups of more than 5 people.

These provisions shall come into effect from 20 July 2021 onwards, except for the public transport measures under Article 6 that will come into effect on 21 July 2021. onwards

In addition, the Government Gazette also published Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Management Center Order No. 10/2564 Re: The designated situation area is the highest and strict control area. maximum control area control area and high surveillance area According to the requirements issued under Article 9 of the Royal Decree on Public Administration in Emergencies B.E. 2548

Highest and Strictly Controlled Areas, a total of 13 provinces
1. Bangkok
2. Chachoengsao Province
3. Chonburi Province
4. Nakhon Pathom Province
5. Nonthaburi Province
6. Narathiwat Province
7. Pathum Thani Province
8. Pattani Province
9. Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province
10. Yala Province
11. Songkhla Province
12. Samut Prakan Province
13. Samut Sakhon Province

Maximum control area, a total of 53 provinces
1. Krabi Province
2. Kanchanaburi Province
3. Kalasin Province
4. Kamphaeng Phet Province
5. Khon Kaen Province
6. Chanthaburi Province
7. Chainat Province
8. Chaiyaphum Province
9. Chiang Rai Province
10. Chiang Mai Province
11. Trang Province
12. Trat Province
13. Tak Province
14. Nakhon Nayok Province
15. Nakhon Ratchasima Province
16. Nakhon Si Thammarat Province
17. Nakhon Sawan Province
18. Buriram Province
19. Prachuap Khiri Khan Province
20. Prachinburi Province
21. Phatthalung Province
22. Phichit Province
23. Phitsanulok Province
24. Phetchaburi Province
25. Phetchabun Province
26. Maha Sarakham Province
27. Yasothon Province
28. Roi Et Province
29. Ranong Province
30. Rayong Province
31. Ratchaburi Province
32. Lopburi Province
33. Lampang Province
34. Lamphun Province
35. Loei Province
36. Sisaket Province
37. Sakon Nakhon Province
38. Satun Province
39. Samut Songkhram Province
40. Sa Kaeo Province
41. Saraburi Province
42. Singburi Province
43. Sukhothai Province
44. Suphanburi Province
45. Surin Province
46. ​​Nong Khai Province
47. Nong Bua Lamphu Province
48. Ang Thong Province
49. Udon Thani Province
50. Uthai Thani Province
51. Uttaradit Province
52. Ubon Ratchathani Province
53. Amnat Charoen Province

Control areas, a total of 10 provinces
1. Chumphon Province
2. Nakhon Phanom Province
3. Nan Province
4. Bueng Kan Province
5. Phang Nga Province
6. Phrae Province
7. Phayao Province
8. Mukdahan Province
9. Mae Hong Son Province
10. Surat Thani Province

High surveillance area, total 1 province
1. Phuket Province

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