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Koh Samui set to reopen on July 1, 50% of residents vaccinated so far


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Koh Samui is hoping to also reopen to vaccinated foreign tourists on July 1. At this stage it’s a proposal that will need to be approved by the CESA and CCSA. So far, 57,000 residents on the popular Gulf of Thailand island have been vaccinated, making up 50% of the population on Koh Samui, according to the president of the Koh Samui Tourism Promotion Association, Ratchaporn Phoonsawas. The island off the coast of Surat Thani needs to reach herd immunity, about 70% of the population inoculated, to reopen under the so-called “Samui Sealed Route” travel scheme. “We need to vaccinate […]

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Hello Phil, welcome to the forum

The article mentions only foreign tourists who are vaccinated against Covid-19 and test negative for the virus after landing in Thailand. I read that Phangan has been prioritized with the rollout of the first vaccine doses. Very difficult to know for sure and i would presume that travelling within Thailand will require a negative test to gain entry to tourists destinations.

Apologies that i cannot give you a better answer at this time.

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