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LIST: Bangkok malls to close from March 22 to April 12

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LIST: Bangkok malls to close from March 22 to April 12

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) on Saturday, March 21 issued an order for shopping malls, markets and an expanded list of sports, entertainment and service shops considered high-risk areas for the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to be closed for three weeks.

Those who violate the closure order are liable to a jail term of up to one year and/or a fine of up to 100,000 Baht.

Here is the list of venues that will be closed starting from March 22 to April 12, 2020.

  1. Restaurants (except takeaway and restaurants serving food for hotel guests).
  2. Shopping malls (except supermarket zones, pharmacies or zones selling necessary items and food shops (takeaway is permitted).
  3. Eat-in corners at convenience stores.
  4. Markets and weekend markets (except sales of fresh and dried food and cooked meals for takeaway, animal feed, pharmacies and other necessary items).
  5. Beauty salons and barber shops.
  6. Tattoo service shops.
  7. Skate and rollerblade venues or other similar services.
  8. Amusement parks and bowling lanes.
  9. Gaming and Internet shops.
  10. Golf courses and golf driving ranges.
  11. Swimming pools and similar service venues.
  12. Fighting cock venues.
  13. Buddha amulet sales stalls.
  14. Exhibition and convention centres.
  15. Educational institutions at all levels including tuition schools.
  16. Weight-control services and cosmetic clinics.
  17. Health spas, massage shops and beauty treatment shops.
  18. Animal spas, animal care centres and clinics.
  19. Massage parlours.
  20. Saunas and herbal treatment centres.
  21. Cinemas and theatres.
  22. Fitness centres and sports clubs.
  23. Service venues and entertainment places.
  24. Boxing stadiums and boxing schools.
  25. Sports stadiums.
  26. Horse race tracks.

Those who violate the closure order are liable to a jail term of up to one year and/or a fine of up to 100,000 Baht.

Bangkok malls to close from Sunday

Photo: Villa Nest

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