Thailand to fully reopen in 120 days to revive sagging economy

  • Thailand
  • Wednesday, 16 Jun 2021

Caption This screengrab of a video released by the Royal Thai Government on June 16, 2021 shows Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha in Bangkok making an announcement on plans to reopen Thailand. - AFP

BANGKOK (Bloomberg): Thailand plans to fully reopen to foreign visitors in 120 days and give at least one dose of vaccine to the majority of residents by Oct 1 to revive the tourism-reliant nation’s economy, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-cha said.

Some tourist destinations should be ready for fully vaccinated visitors without any quarantine requirement sooner than the wider reopening, with Phuket as the "pilot, ” Prayut said in prepared comments for a national address on Wednesday (June 16).

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