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Alcohol Ban in Phuket, from today (Saturday)

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The Phuket Governor has issued an order number 1943/2563 which was signed yesterday on April 10. The new order bans alcohol sales in another preventative measure to combat the island’s Covid-19 infection rate.

The order is in effect from today, Saturday, April 11, 2020, until further notice.

Anyone who breaks the order will be liable to a fine of 100,000 baht or a year in jail, or both.

For the visitors and tourists who decided to sit out the Covid-19 world outbreak in Phuket they’ve had to watch the island slowly being locked down – beaches closed, land, sea and air borders closed, districts and sub-districts closed to travel, curfews imposed and hotels closed.

From Monday, April 13, the island will also have additional travel restrictions imposed between all sub-districts as well as door-to-door health checks.

All the latest information on thethaiger.com and our Facebook pages The Thaiger and The ThaigerPhuket. We also have a special page for Covid-19 news HERE.

 

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