Khon Kaen nonetheless imposing unpopular alcohol ban at least 2 more weeks

Khon Kaen’s governor introduced yesterday that the province will proceed its extremely strict, unpopular ban of alcohol from all restaurants for no much less than two more weeks. After two weeks, the ban will be reevaluated. Even though Thailand has allowed bars to reopen as momentary restaurants, Khon Kaen enforces stricter legal guidelines, and doesn’t even allow eating places to serve alcohol. Alcohol can nonetheless be purchased in grocery stores, although.
Confidential from all restaurants first started on February 23. The governor decided to proceed the ban as a outcome of variety of Covid-19 cases being excessive within the province. The governor added that occasions with over 50 people are also nonetheless banned. He stated the state of affairs for Songkaran shall be reviewed before the date comes, but offered no additional touch upon Khon Kaen’s plans for restrictions in the course of the holiday.
The ban has drawn backlash from business homeowners, who claim the ban hasn’t stopped Covid-19 from spreading. It’s not clear whether or not enterprise owners impacted by the ban will receive financial support in the meantime.
Last week, Pattaya’s public relations division made an announcement ‘requesting‘ people not hold gatherings of over 50 folks. Unlike in Khon Kaen, nevertheless, Pattaya authorities haven’t enforced this as an official regulation. Like Khon Kaen, Pattaya’s economic system struggles beneath Covid-19 restrictions. Last week, Pattaya leisure officers proposed extending closing instances to 1am as an alternative of the present 11pm. Pattaya also postponed a music pageant final month after 1,250 new Covid-19 infections hit Chon Buri province..

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