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Pattaya irons out the wrinkles at checkpoints

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After some major traffic nightmares during the initial implementation of restricted movement in Pattaya, the wrinkles have been ironed out and the lockdown is now flowing smoothly. Thanks in part to cooperation from the public, together with improved routing management during permissible driving hours, the lockdown has helped reduce the spread of Covid 19 in the Chonburi province as the number of new cases remains manageable.

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Mayor of Pattaya, Sonthaya Kunplome, inspected the checkpoint on one of the main roads leading into the City. The inspection revealed no congestion issues and minimal waiting times. To help ease confusion, the lanes leading into Pattaya and other areas of Chonburi were made to help eliminate confusion and unnecessary traffic. All who are heading into Pattaya need to be scanned by infrared thermometer and present officials with their Thai ID card or Passport.

Pattaya irons out the wrinkles at checkpoints | News by Thaiger
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If an individual has a temperature over 37.3 Celcius, they are allowed some time to relax before a second check. If their temperature is still high they will be sent to Bang Lamung Hospital where they will receive further testing to see whether they are infected with Covid-19.

SOURCE: Thai Residents

 

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