Covid-19: Thailand Implements Nationwide Night Curfew Starting 3 April 2020

Night Curfew: 10PM-4AM


  • The Thailand government announced a nationwide curfew effective from 3 April 2020 until the end of the month in the latest measure to curb the spread of Covid-19.
  • The curfew will run from 10pm to 4am.
  • Transport of goods, fuel, medicines and medical supplies, and the movement of patients and medical personnel are exempt from the curfew.

Hello, foodies. As the numbers of positive Covid-19 cases seem to be increasing in Thailand, the Prime Minister took to the television to announce a very important message for all its citizens and foreigners. So, here goes: Thailand is implementing a nationwide nighttime curfew starting from 3 April 2020 onwards.

Thailand Announces Nationwide Curfew From 10PM to 4AM Starting 3 April 2020

Photo: Reuters UK (Website via Google Images)

In the latest measure to stop the spread of the coronavirus in Thailand, the government issued an announced stating that there will be a nationwide curfew starting today, the 3rd of April 2020. It will be a nighttime curfew, so, no one is permitted to go out from 10pm until 4am. Although citizens are to remain home, there are few who are exempted from this ban. Read below to find out more.

Photo: Reuters (via The Straits Times)

Exemptions from the ban include, transport of goods, fuel, medicines and medical supplies, and the movement of patients and medical personnel. The Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha also mentioned in a written order, “violators could face up to 2 years in prison and a fine of up 40,000 baht.” So, there’s no need for any rule-breaking. Stay home, stay safe, and don’t go out at night! Bye for now!

Adapted from and first reported by Bangkok Post

Feature image credit: Reuters (via Google Images)

Read: Bangkok Encourages Social Distancing On Its Public Transport By Taping Stickers On Seats

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