On May 26, Mr. Sathien Charoenruen, Governor of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, revealed that the province had integrated all relevant agencies to prepare information for the opening of pilot tourism zones. Together with Mr. Phromphiriya Kitnuson, deputy governor of Prachuap province, the working group collected data. This allowed them to present it to the Central Office of Education on May 17 in order to comply and respond to government policies. In accordance with the policy that aims to stimulate and revitalize the province’s economy by opening a pilot tourism zone in the blue zone covering the entire province.
From June 1, events or activities with a large number of participants can be organized as needed. Entertainment places, pubs, bars, karaoke can open but must be authorized by the Provincial Committee of Communicable Diseases with the conditions of opening the service. In addition, stores may be open no later than 24:00. Other rules apply such as no sharing of drinks, no promotional activities for alcoholic beverages, and no use of the service by 608 at-risk groups. Providers must be vaccinated against covid with all boosters. Staff must have an ATK exam every 7 days, while service recipients must show proof of vaccination with boosters.
There has been an increase in SHA Plus in Prachuap province in the last 4 months, 47.57%. This indicates that the number of employees, workers, service providers in hotels, restaurants having received their vaccination (2 doses min) exceeded 70% of employees. This allows for a group immunity.
The number of new cases in Prachuap province has decreased significantly. The target population in the entire province received the first dose, 78.5%, the second dose, 73.5%, the third dose, 29.1%, and the fourth dose, 2.9%, for a total of 1,063,165 doses. Instructions were also given. If an infection is found, call the NHSO 1330 hotline to assess symptoms and bring them into the province’s treatment system.
Prachuap Khiri Khan is ready in all aspects to prepare for the tourists who will visit the area, especially in terms of organizing tourism activities in the form of a New Normal Tourism Service. At the same time, the Communicable Disease Committee of Prachuap Province was informed of the guidelines of the Department of Disease Control regarding the strengthening of surveillance measures for smallpox, recently confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 17 countries.
The Department of Disease Control has established a public health emergency operations center. Prachuap has been informed of the Department of Disease Control’s directives to strengthen surveillance measures for chickenpox, recently confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 17 countries. The Department of Disease Control has set up a public health emergency operations center with strict screening of foreigners traveling from countries where the outbreak is found.