All public transport to Phuket, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat suspended


Thailand’s Land Transport Department has suspended all public transport in an out of Phuket, Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat, due to the rapid spread of Covid-19. The four provinces are in the south of Thailand.

The department’s director-general, Chirut Visarnchit, says that the suspension includes under-provincial and chartered services, but public transport to the other destinations is unaffected, but certain measures have been imposed, including temperature checks before boarding.

“Any passenger found to have a temperature above 37.5C will be prevented from boarding and passengers will be seated at least 1 metre from each other.”

“Everyone on these buses, including the crew, will be required to wear face masks.”

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“Passengers will be asked to complete a form about their health. The forms will be sent to provincial land transport offices in each province.”

Read more HERE.

SOURCE: ThaipbsWorld

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