Khon Kaen still implementing unpopular alcohol ban a minimal of 2 extra weeks

Khon Kaen’s governor announced yesterday that the province will proceed its highly strict, unpopular ban of alcohol from all eating places for no much less than two extra weeks. After two weeks, the ban will be reevaluated. Even though Thailand has allowed bars to reopen as momentary eating places, Khon Kaen enforces stricter laws, and doesn’t even enable eating places to serve alcohol. Alcohol can nonetheless be bought in grocery shops, although.
Khon Kaen’s ban from all eating places first began on February 23. The governor determined to continue the ban as a outcome of variety of Covid-19 cases being excessive within the province. Mere added that events with over 50 people are additionally still banned. He stated the situation for Songkaran might be reviewed before the date comes, but provided no further comment on Khon Kaen’s plans for restrictions during the holiday.
The ban has drawn backlash from business owners, who declare the ban hasn’t stopped Covid-19 from spreading. It’s not clear whether or not business house owners impacted by the ban will obtain monetary help in the meantime.
Last week, Pattaya’s public relations division made an announcement ‘requesting‘ people not hold gatherings of over 50 people. Unlike in Khon Kaen, nevertheless, Pattaya authorities have not enforced this as an official legislation. Like Khon Kaen, Pattaya’s economic system struggles under Covid-19 restrictions. Last week, Pattaya entertainment officials proposed extending closing times to 1am as a substitute of the present 11pm. Pattaya additionally postponed a music competition last month after 1,250 new Covid-19 infections hit Chon Buri province..

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