The community has also announced the following measures:
▪︎ Hotel and resort operators are required to ensure guests leave the island on May 4 and no bookings are taken until the situation is resolved. Tourists with Covid-19 symptoms are required to inform the authorities immediately.
▪︎ Residents are not allowed to leave the island unless absolutely necessary, while outsiders wanting to enter the island must seek permission from the Covid-19 administration centre at the pier.
▪︎ Every individual on the island must monitor their symptoms, and those with cough, fever or sore throat must contact the community's medical centre via (038) 434 144.
▪︎ Residents must avoid gatherings or outdoor activities unless absolutely necessary.
▪︎ Hawkers and stall operators from Pattaya City are not allowed to enter the island, though mail and goods can be dropped off at the pier.
▪︎ Speed boat operators have been told to suspend services, with people required to seek permission from the Covid-19 administration centre if they wish to use one. Ferry services to and from Pattaya City have been cut to twice a day – 7am and 6pm.
▪︎ Restaurants are only allowed to provide takeaway services.
▪︎ Transporting migrant workers is banned.
▪︎ Ships transporting foods and goods must not carry other passengers than delivery personnel.
▪︎ Island residents must strictly follow the guidelines as well as other related announcements by the province.
Published : May 04, 2021
By : THE NATION