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Thailand to open Phuket for tourists without quarantine requirement

24 June 2021 12:36

BANGKOK. KAZINFORM Thai authorities on Tuesday announced that the popular island of Phuket would be opened for tourists vaccinated against Covid-19, without mandatory quarantine, from Jul. 1 in a measure aimed at boosting the struggling tourism sector.

The spokesperson of the prime minister's office, Anucha Burapachaisiri, said in a press conference that if reopening Phuket, situated in the Andaman Sea, produced favorable results, the model would be replicated on other islands, EFE reports.