CCSA spokesman Dr Taweesilp Visanuyothin said the centre retained the province classifications that had been announced on February 11, which put 44 provinces in the orange zone, or controlled area, and 25 provinces in the highly monitored, or yellow, zone. Eight provinces remain classified as tourism-pilot provinces, or the blue zone.
The 44 orange provinces are:
Kalasin, Khon Kaen, Chanthaburi, Chachoengsao, Chumphon, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Trang, Trat, Tak, Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Nan, Buriram, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Prachinburi, Ayutthaya, Phayao, Phatthalung, Phetchaburi, Maha Sarakham, Mukdahan, Mae Hong Son, Yasothon, Roi Et, Ranong, Rayong, Ratchaburi, Lopburi, Sisaket, Songkhla, Satun, Samut Prakan, Samut Songkhram, Samut Sakhon, Sa Kaeo, Saraburi, Surat Thani, Surin, Nong Khai, Udon Thani and Ubon Ratchathani.
The 25 yellow provinces are:
Kamphaeng Phet, Chai Nat, Chaiyaphum, Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Sawan, Narathiwat, Bueng Kan, Pattani, Phichit, Phitsanulok, Phetchabun, Phrae, Yala, Lampang, Lamphun, Loei, Sakon Nakhon, Singburi, Sukhothai, Suphanburi, Nong Bua Lamphu, Angthong, Amnat Charoen, Uttaradit and Uthai Thani.
The eight tourist provinces in the blue zone are:
Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Krabi, Chonburi, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Phang-nga and Phuket.
Published : February 24, 2022
By : THE NATION