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Phuket officials publish full order for June 1 reopenings, beaches specifically not permitted

Phuket officials publish full order for June 1 reopenings, beaches specifically not permitted

PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Health Office (PPHO), which also serves as the Phuket Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Incident Command Centre, has published the 37-page provincial order listing all business, services and activities allowed to open and resume operations from today (June 1).

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By The Phuket News

Monday 1 June 2020, 11:58AM


The extensive list also notes all the activities that are still not permitted, including any use of all beaches in Phuket.

The PPHO publicly posted the full order, signed and dated by Governor Phakaphong Tavipatana yesterday (May 31), at 10:42pm last night.

The order marks the following venues and activities as allowed to resume as of today as:

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  • Schools for teacher preparations only
  • Restaurants
  • All shops in shopping malls, and all retail shops outside shopping malls
  • Shopping mall open hours extended one hour until 9pm
  • Movie production - not more than 15 people on site at one location
  • Hotel meeting and convention centres - no more than 200 people at any one event
  • Barbers and hair salons - no longer than two hours per client - no facial treatments
  • Amulet shops - must not have crowds
  • Kindergartens 
  • All medical treatment centres including dentists
  • Beauty surgery centres
  • Tattoo shops 
  • Fitness centres except sauna and steam rooms
  • Golf course
  • Indoor and outdoor sport complexes
  • Swimming pools
  • Pet shops
  • Botanic gardens
  • Museums
  • Spa centres
  • Boxing gyms and training centres including Muay Thai camps, but not boxing stadiums
  • Sports stadiums
  • Bowling alleys
  • Dance centres
  • Lakes, water activities allowed
  • Theatres and cinemas
  • Zoos
  • Hotels
  • Construction sites
  • Government identity card issuing centres
  • Land Office
  • Tour booking agencies and kiosks

All business and venue operators and their customers, clientele and visitors must comply with the health regulations in effect to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the order noted.

The order marked the following venues and activities as specifically not allowed to resume as of today as:

  • Cockfighting
  • Water parks
  • Entertainment venues (presumed to mean nightlife venues)
  • Martial arts training schools for Wu-Su, Karate, Taekwondo, Judo, Aikido
  • Kids’ zones, games centres
  • Internet cafes
  • Fortune teller booths
  • Snooker halls
  • Fishing venues
  • Beaches
  • Motorbike rental shops
  • Activities that create large gatherings of people such a parties and celebrations, except unless officials are present to enforce health regulations
  • Walking streets, except fresh produce vendors
  • Transport Office



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maverick | 01 June 2020 - 15:33:04

As I have posted before there is an exemption for Thai fishermen and those going about their work - it’s possible actions of Farang having drinking parties on the beach after the bars were closed have contributed to the reluctance of the authorities to open the beaches - I saw this for myself at Ao Nang the day after bars closed - they all thought there were very clever emptying the seven 11’s

LALALA | 01 June 2020 - 14:22:50

LOL....Thai nutcases in action... Muay Thai is allowed but Karate and Taekwondo not...can somebody tell this government officials for what they have this round hairy thing on their neck...PLEASE...useless as they never listen anyway

friend | 01 June 2020 - 14:08:42

Swimming pools,Lakes, water activities allowed,
BEACHES ,no , nein, нет, ไม่ ,tidak, 沒有 .........

ThorFinger | 01 June 2020 - 12:45:16

I posted last night how half of Patong's population that is left were at the beach. At this moment I am sitting behind the ribbon at a beach while 13 Thai people are down on the beach. So they should be.... and so should I. I am getting more and more disillusioned about my beautiful Thailand every day. 

friend | 01 June 2020 - 12:32:45

tribute to the mayor of pattaya, who wants to revitalize his city and help tourism and the economy by opening the beaches

friend | 01 June 2020 - 12:31:24

Who allows thai inhabitants on the closed Phuket beaches? What is going on?

Paddy | 01 June 2020 - 12:15:50

It would have been nice ,if they gave people some notice . They need to open the beaches and airport, like you.

 

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