Authorities inspect wet markets and construction sites in Banglamung


Banglamung authorities have inspected wet markets and construction sites in the area today (December 23rd) for preventative health measures ensuring the area is safe from Covid-19.

The inspection today was led by the Banglamung officials and was led by the Banglamung District Chief Amnart Jaroensi, the Pattaya City Deputy Chief Manot Nongyai and the Banglamung Police.

They inspected many big seafood markets such as the Amorn Nakhon Market and Lan Poe Naklua Market.

Mr. Amnart told The Pattaya News “At Lan Poe Naklua Market we identified a Thai and a Laotian worker who were back from Samut Sakhon, which is the epicenter of the current Covid-19 breakout in Thailand, on December 15th.”

“They and two others who are related to them who are being tested and quarantined for COIVD-19 for 14 days. We will provide further announcements on these people of interest once final test results are in.”

“We have to increase our level of guard to ensure that Chonburi is safe from Covid-19.” Amnart concluded.

The inspection also included reviews of Covid-19 protection measures, to include face masks being worn by vendors, Thai Chana check-in platform being used to enter the markets, social distancing measures, temperature checks and hand sanitizer available and proper hygiene at each market vendor.  Officials also reviewed the legal status of migrant workers employed at the market, however, did not find any immediate issues.


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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.