The National Security Council (NSC) proposed the extension of the state of emergency for another month to 30 June. Phase 3 relaxation is proposed to be implemented from 1 June onwards.


  • The current state of emergency is due to end on 31 May. The extension proposal is pending the agreement from the COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) before this is brought to the cabinet for a decision next week.
  • Phase 3 relaxation measures will focus on high risk area such as massage parlor, gym, as well as a shortened curfew (midnight to 4am).
  • Inter-provincial bus services on the Northern, Northeastern and Eastern routes resumed on 18 May. Services on the Southern routes will resume from 1 June.
  • The temporary ban for all international flights to Thailand was extended to 30 June.
  • Notification of the Ministry of Public Health announced that the Republic of Korea, the People’s Republic of China and two Special Administrative Regions of the People’s Republic of China (Hong Kong and Macau) have been officially removed as Disease Infected Zones regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.


  • Businesses and operators that are opened must follow guidance issued by the Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health.
  • Dining in is permitted and restaurants are required to provide hand sanitiser, adopt social distancing, and prohibit alcohol consumption.