The order, dated yesterday, became public today (Mar 28).
The order also comes into effect today.
"In order to raise the standard of prevention and effectively control the spread of the disease in Phuket Province, the Governor of the Province of Phuket, with the decision of the Committee of Communicable Disease of Phuket on Friday March 27, 2020, has kindly asked and sought the collaboration of local residents and tourists (both Thai and international) in the Province of Phuket to remain in their residence from 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., with the EXCEPTION of urgent errand,” the notice explains.
“Furthermore, the measure of inspection will be strictly applied in the case of traveling to other provinces,” it added.
“The Governor of the Province of Phuket and the Committee of Communicable Disease of Phuket shall issue the amended measures in accordance with the situation with further notice,” the notice also warned.
The order shall remain in effect until otherwise announced, the order noted.