Restaurants in Bangkok’s Central World and Khaosan areas were crowded this week after the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) allowed the restaurant to serve alcohol until 11 pm.
The atmosphere in both areas was once again buzzing compared to a few weeks ago when restaurants were allowed to serve alcoholic drinks to diners until just 9 pm.
Many restaurants are complying with Covid19 measures to contain the spread of Covid-19, such as setting up checkpoints, providing hand sanitiser gels and limiting the number of customers.
the pl. Metropolitan Police Division 6 commander Colonel Nitiwat Sansing, who led a team of police and related officials in a survey of restaurants in the Central World region, said 452 visitors tested negative for Covid-19. He said police would continue to raise awareness at restaurants to reduce the risk of Covid-19 spreading.
Meanwhile, a restaurant manager in Khaosan said she was pleased that the BMA now allowed them to serve alcohol until 11 pm, as it would generate additional revenue and attract more diners.
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