An Interior Ministry announcement at 7.18am on Thursday said the following provinces have made it mandatory to wear masks in public:
24 provinces in Central region, West and East
Kanchanaburi, Prachinburi, Phetchaburi, Suphan Buri, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Samut Sakhon, Lopburi, Samut Prakan, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chonburi, Saraburi, Trat, Nonthaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Chanthaburi, Bangkok, Pathum Thani, Chachoengsao, Ang Thong, Sa Kaew, Chainat, Nakhon Nayok, Sing Buri and Ratchaburi.
14 provinces in the South
Surat Thani, Trang, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat, Pattani, Phang Nga, Phuket, Ranong, Satun, Songkhla, Yala, Krabi, Phatthalung and Chumphon.
12 provinces in the North
Sukhothai, Tak, Phetchabun, Uttaradit, Lampang, Lamphun, Phitsanulok, Chiang Mai, Nakhon Sawan, Phrae, Uthai Thani, and Phichit.
20 provinces in the Northeast
Yasothon, Nong Khai, Ubon Ratchathani, Chaiyaphum, Mahasarakham, Mukdahan, Si Sa Ket, Surin, Udon Thani, Loei, Amnat Charoen, Buri Ram, Nakhon Phanom, Khon Kaen, Kalasin, Nakhon Ratchasima, Bueng Kan, Nong Bua Lamphu, Roi Et and Sakon Nakhon.
> Seven provinces that haven’t made it mandatory to wear masks in public:
North: Chiang Rai, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Kamphaeng Phet, Phayao
Central: Samut Songkhram (asking for cooperation).
Published : April 29, 2021
By : The Nation