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Thailand drops post-arrival quarantine, opens land borders

BANGKOK (BERNAMA) – Thailand is softening COVID-19 restrictions for all categories of travellers, lifting the post-arrival mandatory quarantine requirement and opening all land borders, reported Sputnik.

The announcement was published on the ThailandPass platform and went into effect yesterday.

According to the new rules, all healthy travellers are allowed to arrive in Thailand by land and by air without spending five days in quarantine.

Fully vaccinated people will need to upload their certificate of vaccination to the ThailandPass system, to receive a QR code that enables them to enter the country.

Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated individuals must take a test within 72 hours prior to departure. A negative result should be uploaded to the ThailandPass platform.

Malaysian tourists walk into the Thai Customs building in Sungai Kolok district in southern Thailand’s Narathiwat province. PHOTO: AFP