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Chiang Mai tightens screening measures for travellers from red zone provinces


The Chiang Mai Communicable Disease committee on Friday announced that people travelling from provinces in the red zone -- highest control area based on number of Covid-19 infections -- must register via CM-Chana application at least 24 hours before entering the province from June 1.

They must present the evidence of registration to officials upon entry.

The red zone provinces are: Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani and Samut Prakan.

“Visitors from these provinces must strictly follow the guidelines provided by CM-Chana platform via SMS during the entire time of their stay in the province,” the announcement said.

Meanwhile, Chiang Mai locals who return home from these provinces after work, study or delivery must quarantine themselves for 14 days, while those who need to enter Chiang Mai for a brief period or for product delivery will be observed by Chiang Mai disease control officers.

Chiang Mai reported six new infections on Friday, with cumulative cases in the province at 4,082 since the new wave started in April, 3,888 people have been cured and discharged, 171 people are undergoing treatment and 32 people have died.

Published : May 29, 2021

By : THE NATION