The following is a press release from the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
Bangkok, 24 July 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the latest update that the Thai Cabinet agreed to extend the Emergency Decree nationwide for two more months until 30 September 2021.
Published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette on 23 July 2021, Thai Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-o-cha signed the announcement on the thirteenth consecutive extension of the state of emergency for two more months after it expires at the end of this month (31 July 2021).
The two-month extension takes effect from 1 August – 30 September 2021.
The announcement cited that despite unprecedented efforts on public health services, mass vaccination programs, and restrictions to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the recent spread of Delta COVID-19 variant infections in various clusters in Bangkok and the surrounding provinces, as well as other provinces justifies the need to extend the state of emergency. This will allow the authorities to step up efforts on disease surveillance and investigation, as well as curb local transmissions for the health and safety of everyone in the country.
For additional information and assistance relating to Thailand’s tourism, contact the TAT Contact Centre 1672 or Tourist Police 1155.