Koh Larn officials reiterate: People are now welcome to visit, vaccinated or not, beaches open from tomorrow

Koh Larn –

The Koh Larn Local Committee last night (August 30th) has updated their orders which specifically mention that being vaccinated or testing for Covid is NOT required to visit.

On August 28th, 2021, they have issued their previous rules. The Koh Larn committee has significant say in the island’s policies and rules, many of them original residents or descendants of original residents of the island.

Koh Larn to reopen from August 31st, vaccinated visitors only rule appears to have been dropped

Last night they have issued the latest rules which will take effect from September 1st. These rules were updated and specifically mention that being vaccinated or testing for covid is NOT required to visit. Ferry service is 7:00 A.M., midday, and 5:30 P.M.

TPN media notes that although there is no requirement of being fully vaccinated to visit, one must provide their Thai ID card or passport. Foreign migrant workers are still prohibited from visiting the island. One will also need to go through several Covid-19 safety measures such as a temperature check.

Additionally, in conjunction with Chonburi orders, beaches reopen for relaxing and swimming on the island from tomorrow, September 1st. However, alcohol cannot be served or brought to the beach, and parties are prohibited.

The Chonburi Governor and provincial disease committee released last night, August 30th, 2021, rules and restrictions around easing of Covid-19 rules for the province.

Chonburi releases new orders easing Covid-19 restrictions starting from September 1st

The Chonburi Communicable Disease Committee, led by Governor Phakkhrathon Thianchai, released a set of guidelines last night around universal prevention to stop Covid-19.

Chonburi Governor releases set of universal prevention “guidelines” for residents to stop Covid-19

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 745 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today with 4 new deaths, August 31st. This is the lowest number of new Covid-19 cases in the province in five weeks roughly, since June 24th, with cases dropping each day now for several days.

Chonburi reports 745 new Covid-19 cases with 4 deaths


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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.