A curfew has been placed on the residents of Phuket until further notice according to a notice signed by the Phuket Governor.
The announcement states that residents on the island must not leave their homes between 8 pm and 3 am with the exception of urgent errands.
Phuket has rapidly become a hotbed for coronavirus, announcing 5 new cases of covid-19 earlier today. This brings the total number of cases on the island up to 47 – the third-worst hit area in Thailand.
The drastic measures are possible due to the current state of emergency implemented across the country.
Read the notice in full: