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Phuket Governor extends ‘voluntary street curfew’, warns of strict enforcement

Phuket Governor extends ‘voluntary street curfew’, warns of strict enforcement

PHUKET: Phuket Governor Phakaphong Tavipatana has issued a notice asking for cooperation from all local residents and tourists – both Thai and international – to stay off the streets and away from public areas from 8pm to 3am each night.

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By The Phuket News

Saturday 28 March 2020, 04:09PM


The Tesco shopping centre on the bypass road remains deserted of shoppers. Photo: The Phuket News

The Tesco shopping centre on the bypass road remains deserted of shoppers. Photo: The Phuket News

The order, dated yesterday, became public today (Mar 28).

The order also comes into effect today.

"In order to raise the standard of prevention and effectively control the spread of the disease in Phuket Province, the Governor of the Province of Phuket, with the decision of the Committee of Communicable Disease of Phuket on Friday March 27, 2020, has kindly asked and sought the collaboration of local residents and tourists (both Thai and international) in the Province of Phuket to remain in their residence from 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., with the EXCEPTION of urgent errand,” the notice explains.

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“Furthermore, the measure of inspection will be strictly applied in the case of traveling to other provinces,” it added.

“The Governor of the Province of Phuket and the Committee of Communicable Disease of Phuket shall issue the amended measures in accordance with the situation with further notice,” the notice also warned.

The order shall remain in effect until otherwise announced, the order noted.

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Rorri_2 | 30 March 2020 - 12:30:42

Fascinated, please, speak for yourself, some of us enjoy K's comments, much better than useless comments, like your, Jor12's, Dek's etc. Don't read them, if you don't like them... you can always throw up and argument to counter his comments.... much better than just whinge.

Fascinated | 29 March 2020 - 21:44:12

Mr  Ed: is it not time to quarantine a certain poster? He really brings nothing to the party at present.

mgb | 29 March 2020 - 20:39:41

Phuket Governor extends ‘voluntary street curfew’, warns of strict enforcement.  Funniest thing I have read today.

Kurt | 29 March 2020 - 10:43:13

Ok, pleasant to know that at 3 am the Corona Covid-19 virus starts to rest/sleep. ( until what time?)

 

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