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Curfew to End, Alcohol to Flow in Thai Restaurants June 15

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Thailand will lift its night-time curfew on June 15 when the fourth round of restriction-easing take effect.

Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin said June 12 that schools with fewer than 120 students, exhibition halls, music concerts, playgrounds, amusement parks, sports competitions without spectators can resume operation Monday with social distancing restrictions.

Alcohol sales will be allowed in dine-in restaurants while pubs, bars and karaoke outlets will remain closed. Also still prohibited will be international air traffic in and out of the country.

Crew limits for film and TV crews will be increased to a maximum 150 people.

Zoos will be able to open with visitor limits, but national parks will remain closed until July 1.

Zoos will be allowed to resume service with the limit 2,000 guests a day. Advance registration is required but entry will be free until June 30 and half-off afterward.

Social distancing will be maintained at the zoo premises with standing line marks on the floor. Some air-conditioned and small enclosed areas will be closed.  

On July 1, 155 of 127 national parks will reopen. About half will only be partially open, however. Visitors also must make advance reservations.