Thais still wearing masks despite mandate lifted

Sunday, Jun 26, 2022 0

Thais and foreign visitors can now officially go maskless.

The mask mandate was lifted, in a bid to lure back more foreign visitors.

Face masks in public had been mandatory since mid-2021. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha announced wearing a mask is now a ‘voluntary practice’ but praised Thais for continuing to wear masks voluntarily

A Department of Health survey found a large majority of Thais said they would wear keep wearing masks.

Bangkok’s privately-owned metro service still requires passengers to wear masks.


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