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Fifty-four provinces fining people for not wearing face mask


In response to the third wave of Covid-19 in Thailand, some provinces have ordered people to wear face masks in public. The penalty for violating this order is a fine of up to THB20,000, according to the Communicable Disease Act.

A Ministry of Interior announcement at 9.55am on Tuesday said the following provinces have made it mandatory to wear masks in public: Kanchanaburi, Prachinburi, Phetchaburi, Suphanburi, Ayutthaya, Samut Sakhon, Lopburi, Samut Prakan, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chonburi, Saraburi, Trat, Nonthaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Chanthaburi, Bangkok, Chachoengsao, Pathum Thani, Sa Kaew, Ang Thong, Nakhon Nayok, Surat Thani, Trang, Nakhon Si Thammarat Narathiwat, Pattani, Phang Nga, Phuket, Ranong, Satun, Songkhla, Yala, Sukhothai, Tak, Phetchabun, Uttaradit, Lamphun, Chiang Mai, Yasothon, Nong Khai, Ubon Ratchathani, Chaiyaphum, Maha Sarakham, Mukdahan, Si Sa Ket, Surin, Udon Thani, Loei, Amnat Charoen, Buri Ram, Nakhon Phanom, Khon Kaen and Kalasin.

Published : April 27, 2021

By : The Nation