Thailand, Epidemic, Level 4: COVID-19 pandemic – Thailand [Update 138]

Update 2021-08-02 (2): On Monday (02 August), the Federal Foreign Office pointed out that further isolation after a positive PCR test on entry to Phuket is at the traveller’s own expense. Travellers should therefore clarify in advance whether their insurance will cover the costs of a government-ordered quarantine. In the country itself, the restrictions (until 18 August) were limited to the provinces of Bangkok. ) to the provinces of Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Chachoengsao, Chonburi, Tak, Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nonthaburi, Narathiwat, Pathum Thani, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Prachin Buri, Pattani, Ayutthaya, Phetchaburi, Phetchabun, Yala, Rayong, Ratchaburi, Loop Buri, Songkhla, Sing Buri, Samut Prakan, Samut Sonkhram, Samut Sakhon, Saraburi, Suphan Buri, and Ang Thong (all “dark red”). Restaurants here are only allowed to be open until 08:00 p.m. (local time).

Update 2021-08-02 (1): On Monday (02 August), it was announced that the lockdown in Bangkok and dozens of provinces will be extended by at least two weeks. A reassessment will be made in the middle of the month on whether the measures should remain in place until the end of August. In the “dark red” provinces, there are travel restrictions for travel to other provinces as well as a night curfew from 09:00 p.m. to 04:00 a.m. (local time).