The presence of the so-called passports of the vaccinated will also make it easier for foreigners to enter the kingdom: from October, quarantine for them can be completely canceled.
The Thai authorities have reduced the mandatory quarantine period for foreigners arriving in the country. However, not twice as planned, but from 14 to ten days. This was announced on Thursday, March 25, by the Bangkok Post, citing an order from the Coronavirus Control Center.
It is reported that the exemptions will take effect from April 1 and will affect tourists who have arrived in the country with a negative PCR test for coronavirus infection COVID-19.
“For ten days, visitors will be tested twice for infection: the first time in the period from the third to the fifth day, the second — on the ninth or tenth day,” the message says.
CCSA spokesman Tavisilp Visanuyotin clarified that the 14-day quarantine period will remain for tourists arriving from countries where cases of COVID-19 mutation have been identified.
As the newspaper notes, from April 1 to June 30, tourists in quarantine will be able to leave the places of isolation. They will be allowed to work out in fitness rooms and outdoors, swim, ride a bike indoors and shop for food on the street.
According to the World Health Organization, in Thailand during the pandemic, 28.4 thousand cases of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus were registered, 92 people died.
Earlier, the Thai authorities announced the abolition of quarantine for tourists vaccinated against coronavirus.