The extension will cover most main islands:
Department of Disease Control director-general Opas Karnkawinpong said tourists arriving in Thailand need to undergo:
If any provinces are interested in implementing the sandbox programme, they must prepare local people, hotels and laboratories for the purpose and handle effective communication among Thais and foreigners.
Conditions to enter under the sandbox scheme:
Covid-19 measures under the Phuket Sandbox
For visitors who had registered to enter Phuket from December 22 and were granted permission to arrive from December 24, they will be required to show the following documents:
The Covid-19 infection rate in Phuket
From December 1 to 31, there were 290,617 arrivals, with 1,300 infected – an infection rate of 0.45 per cent.
From January 1 to 4, there were 32,627 arrivals, with 605 infected, showing a 1.85 per cent rise in infections.
Published : January 06, 2022
By : THE NATION