RT-PCR tests for foreign travelers entering Thailand may be removed


The government in their meeting today will consider ending the mandatory RT-PCR tests for foreign visitors arriving in Thailand.

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul announced on Thursday that the Department of Disease Control (DDC) will submit a proposal to remove the RT-PCR tests.

“If the proposal is approved, foreign travelers entering Thailand would only need to take antigen tests upon arrival,” Anutin said.

According to DDC director-general Opas Karnkawinpong, there would be a new rule that will come into effect after the Songkran Festival if CCSA accepts the proposal.

However, a source at the CCSA said as reported by Bangkok Post, the shift to antigen tests may take effect next month.

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