The governor of Chonburi issued an updated order on Sept. 7, 2021, easing several more restrictions and mandatory closures in the province. This also includes the once-popular tourist town…….Pattaya.
Most, if not all, of these orders, your Thailand news bearer Olleke Bolleke notes, were governor-level orders and not shutdown mandates from the Administrative Center for Covid19 Control.
WHAT CAN’T AND WHAT CAN’T!:
- All tourist attractions, both government and private, free and not free, can open until 8 pm. However, alcohol cannot be sold and it must not be an attraction closed by national maximum control rules “Dark Red” (such as concerts, entertainment style shows, amusement parks) All social distancing and “universal prevention” rules must be in place, applies to everything in this order. Activities above 25 people are prohibited, this applies to all these orders.
- Event and concert halls may be open until 8:00 pm, otherwise, all restrictions as above apply, no alcohol, concerts, entertainment or events of more than 25 people. Universal prevention rules apply. Air-conditioned rooms must not exceed 50 per cent capacity. Outdoor or non-AC areas can have 75% capacity.
- All libraries may be open until 8 p.m.
- Exhibition centres, amulet markets, convention centres, learning centres, educational science centres, science parks, science centres, art galleries, culture exhibits, museums, zoos, animal attractions, botanical gardens, historic sites, and similar items may also be open until 8:00 PM.
However, universal prevention rules do apply. Must allow 4 square meters per person in terms of capacity space in these locations.
The above exemptions are effective as of now and are in effect as described above until further notice.
The orders are written in Thai for reference and can be found HERE.
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