The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced on Monday its four stages plan as the country gears up towards reopening.
Provinces will reopen in four phases according to factors that include their tourism revenue, geography, and Covid-19 preventive measures.
Pilot Phase (October 1-31): (Phuket and Samui sandbox schemes already launched in July and August)
Phuket, Surat Thani (Koh Samui, Koh Pha-ngan and Koh Tao islands), Phang Nga (Khao Lak coastal area and Koh Yao island) and Krabi (Koh Phi Phi and Koh Ngai islands, Railay, Khlong Muang and Tub Kaak beaches).
Phase 1 (November 1-30):
Bangkok, Krabi, Phang Nga, Prachuap Khiri Khan (Hua Hin and Nong Kae subdistricts), Phetchaburi (Cha-am district), Chonburi (Pattaya City, Jomtien and Bang Saray subdistricts), Ranong (Koh Phayam), Chiang Mai (Muang, Mae Rim, Mae Taeng and Doi Tao districts), Loei (Chiang Khan district) and Buriram (Muang district).
Phase 2 (December 1-31):
Chiang Rai, Mae Hong Son, Lamphun, Phrae, Nong Khai, Sukhothai, Phetchabun, Pathum Thani, Ayutthaya, Samut Prakan, Trat, Rayong, Khon Kaen, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Trang, Phatthalung, Songkhla, Yala and Narathiwat.
Phase 3 (January 2022 onwards):
Surin, Sa Kaeo, Chanthaburi, Tak, Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Bueng Kan, Udon Thani, Ubon Ratchathani, Nan, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Satun.
Source: The Nation
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