Extended lockdown in dark-red zone of 29 provinces until 31 August.


  • As of 16 August 2021, Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) decided to extend existing COVID-19 restriction until 31 August 2021. Additional measures to be rolled out in dark-red zone provinces which include the following:
    • “Bubble-and-seal” method for factories with over 100 workers
    • More checks with antigen test kits (ATKs) at wholesale markets, crowded public spaces and other high risk venues
    • Introduction of COVID pass
    • Expedited medical support to individuals tested positive
  •  CCSA announced that restrictions will be eased for banking and other financial services at shopping malls, starting from 18 August.
  • Maximum restrictions and a nightly curfew from 9pm to 4am are being applied in dark-red zone of 29 central provinces, including Bangkok.