The Chonburi Governor released an updated order this evening, September 7th, 2021, relaxing several more restrictions and mandated closures in the province. This includes the popular tourist city of Pattaya.
Most, if not all, of these orders, notes TPN media, were governor-level orders and not closure mandates from the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).Officially eased/allowed to open in order 99/2564 effective September 7th, 2021, until further notice:
-All tourist attractions both government and private, free and not free, can open until 8:00 P.M. However, alcohol cannot be sold and it must not be an attraction closed by national “Dark Red” maximum control rules (like concerts, entertainment style shows, amusement parks) All social distancing rules and “Universal Prevention” rules must be in place, which applies to everything in this order. Activities over 25 people are prohibited, this applies to all of these orders.
-Banquet rooms can open until 8:00 P.M. As above, no alcohol, concerts, entertainment, or events over 25 people. Universal prevention rules apply. Air-conditioned rooms cannot have more than 50 percent capacity. Outside or non-aircon areas can have 75% capacity.
-All libraries can open until 8:00 P.M.
-Exhibition Centers, Amulet markets, convention centers, learning centers, educational science centers, science parks, science centers, art galleries, culture exhibits, museums, zoos, animal attractions, botanical gardens, historic sites, and similar items can open until 8:00 P.M. Universal prevention rules apply. Must allow 4 square meters per person in terms of capacity space at these venues.
These are effective from now, September 7th, 2021, until further notice. The orders in Thai, for reference, can be found HERE.