Bangkok, Thailand, the number of confirmed cases hits new highs, Phuket opens on July 1st
(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) The number of confirmed cases in Bangkok, Thailand hits a record high. Phuket opens on July 1 to welcome guests
China News Agency, Bangkok, June 30, by (Reporter Wang Guoan) Thailand official June 30 It was notified that 4786 new cases of new coronary pneumonia were confirmed nationwide. Among them, the capital Bangkok added 1,826 cases, setting a new high of single-day confirmed cases for 3 consecutive days.
Thailand has a total of 259,301 confirmed cases since last year. After the third wave of the epidemic first broke out in Bangkok in early April this year, the number of confirmed cases nationwide reached 230,438 in just three months. Among them, the number of confirmed cases in Bangkok was close to one-third of the national total.
Due to the severe situation of the epidemic, the Thai government has recently tightened the epidemic prevention measures in Bangkok and surrounding areas, ordering a 30-day suspension of construction on all construction sites, prohibition of dining in restaurants, and prohibition of gatherings of more than 20 people.
p > On June 30, local time, Phuket, Thailand, local resorts are ready to wait for tourists to come. It is reported that Phuket Island in Thailand will be opened to overseas tourists in July. Tourists who have been vaccinated against the new crown pneumonia will be exempted from isolation after landing.
On June 30, 5 new cases were confirmed in Phuket Province in southern Thailand. According to Thai officials, Phuket will open to foreign tourists on July 1 as originally planned to promote the development of the tourism economy.
The spokesperson of Thailand’s New Coronary Pneumonia Epidemic Management Center said on the same day that on July 1st, 4 flights with foreign tourists will enter Phuket, the first batch of foreign tourists entering Phuket. There are about 250 people.
The Thai government gazette website also issued an announcement, announcing that the Phuket “Sandbox Program” will be implemented from July 1 to open the entry of qualified foreign tourists into Phuket.
According to the announcement, tourists must stay away from risky areas and crowds for at least 14 days before entering Phuket; they must submit a certificate of negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours before departure, with an insurance coverage of not less than US$100,000 New crown medical insurance, hotel and new crown virus test payment certificate, and the proof that the new crown vaccination has been completed 14 days before departure.
In addition, tourists still need to be tested for the virus after entering the country, and the test result is negative before they can leave the hotel and go out. Tourists must stay in Phuket for 14 days before going to other parts of Thailand. It is prohibited to leave Phuket within 14 days. (End)