Facemasks are now compulsory in Chonburi

Chonburi Governor Phakthorn Thianchai announced a series of new measures to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.

The  measures are in addition to those implemented by the Thai government on Sunday evening.

The order states that mask wearing when outside is now mandatory. Those not wearing a mask face fines of up to 20,000 baht.

People are urged not to travel unless absolutely necessary.

The order also classifies districts in the province in to the following zones:

Highly controlled (red)  zone:

Banglamung and Sriracha

Controlled (orange) zone:

Mueang Chonburi and Sattahip

High monitored (yellow) zone:

Ban Bueang

Monitored (green) zone:

Phan Tong, Ban Phanat Nikhom, Bo Thong, Nong Yai, Koh Chan and Koh Si Chang

Venues ordered closed

Venues permitted to remain open under strict measures

Anyone who fails to comply with measures faces fines of up to 100,000 baht. – Chonburi PR

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