Chon Buri orders Pattaya lockdown to combat COVID-19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide further updates that Chon Buri has ordered a lockdown of Pattaya in its intensified effort to combat the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Effective from today, 9 April, 2020, until further notice, the order includes:

A ban on entry and exit, except for residents of Pattaya, people who work in Pattaya, and people with necessities deemed appropriate by Pattaya City and Bang Lamung District. Strict screening of people. Any person deemed at risk will be referred to the local medical and public health officers. Setting up of checkpoints at points of entry and exit as deemed appropriate by Pattaya City and Bang Lamung District that can effectively prevent and control the spread of COVID-19. All residents of any nationality are required to wear a surgical mask when leaving their residence.

This followed several measures currently in place as

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