Songkhla has set up checkpoints at the border of 3 southern border provinces. Pattani-Yala-Narathiwat dark screening people Must have proof of vaccination or a certificate free from Covid to enter the province. The fight against covid continues to rise.
On October 16, 64, reporters reported the situation of Covid-19 in Songkhla province. There are still very high cases of daily infections. As of today, 621 new cases and two deaths are likely to occur, the total number of infections excluding the prison cluster is over 38,000 and the cumulative death toll is 171.
Most of the people who are currently infected are people who have been in contact with the infected people in various areas, spreading in many districts, especially Hat Yai, Sadao and Chana districts.
in the province of Songkhla and Songkhla Provincial Communicable Disease Committee The committee of the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration, Songkhla Province held a meeting to discuss and jointly agree on measures to prevent and stop the spread of COVID-19 in order to reduce the number of infected people in the area because while In Songkhla province, the number of infected people increase each day is quite high, about 400-600 people per day, as a result of proactive screening for infected people in many areas.
“Especially measures to increase the strict control of access to the provincial border between Songkhla Province and the three southern border provinces, Pattani Province, Yala Province and Narathiwat Province, which are still classified as the most restrictive and strictly controlled areas. Including the number of infected people that have been similarly high since the beginning of this month.
Mr. Jesada Chitrat, Governor of Songkhla Province has traveled to the area to visit and monitor the implementation of screening measures for travelers from the 3 southern border provinces, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat on the main route Connecting to the southern border provinces at the Ban Muni Checkpoint, Cha Naen Subdistrict, the route between Saba Yoi District, Songkhla Province and Kabang District, Yala Province, and Ban Nod Checkpoint, Ban Nod Subdistrict, the route between Saba Yoi District, Province Songkhla and Khok Pho District, Pattani Province, to prevent the spread of COVID-19
Mr Jesada said that the important thing besides the measures in Songkhla province Prevention of infection from nearby areas especially in areas with high outbreaks as well, especially in the three southern border provinces. It is important as well.
As for the measures in the boundary area It will ask for cooperation from people in the 3 southern border provinces. To travel through Songkhla province to be aware of the need to apply to enter the area.
“If there is a need to travel Must be vaccinated as directed. There is a medical certificate confirming that the traveler is not infected with COVID-19. or has a document certifying that it has been infected for no more than 90 days or has a document certifying that The 14-day quarantine has been completed, but the traveler must travel within 72 hours from the date of release from quarantine.”
In addition, there will be officers at the checkpoint to inquire about the needs of travelers before entering the area. If there is not enough reason or does not comply with the requirements will not be able to travel in except in case of urgency or receive an exception on a case-by-case basis
which measures to tighten the area bordering Songkhla Province and the 3 southern border provinces Has started from October 15 onwards until the order changes.
News reports from Songkhla Province Specify the provincial order no. 4980/2564 regarding the establishment of checkpoints. Covid-19 screening point in the southern border provinces Specify the details in a nutshell. Persons from the southern border provinces (Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat provinces) to travel to Songkhla Must have the following qualifications and conditions
Must be a person with a Certificate of Vaccination or a certificate in the doctor application with Sinovac, Sinopharm, Pfizer, Mo. Derna (Moderna), Sputnik V completed 2 needles or Cross Formula completed 2 injections or Johnson & Johnson (Johnson and Johnson), AstraZenica (AstraZeneca) 1 dose for a period of not less than 14 days.
or have a medical certificate confirming that the traveler is free of COVID-19 (Mecical cetificate with a loboratory result indicating that COVID – 19 is not detected) by Antigen test kit or RT-PCR, but not later than 72 hours before travel or a document certifying that the person has been infected for no more than 90 days or has a document certifying that the 14-day quarantine period has been completed
but must travel within 72 hours from the date of release from quarantine or a child under 12 years of age traveling with parents or are traveling with a medical emergency vehicle emergency patient, lifeguard, rescue
or a person who travels for medical examination or treatment with an appointment or proof of treatment However, they must return as soon as the mission is completed, effective from October 15, 2021 onwards.