Pattaya hotels to open as isolation facilities for COVID-19 patients

Pattaya Beach road with city skyline

Pattaya Beach road with city skyline. Image: RussianSpy.

The administration of Bang Lamung district in Thailand’s Chon Buri province, which includes Pattaya, is making preparations to convert hotels into “hospitels” with a capacity to accommodate 2,500 COVID-19 patients initially, if daily infections continue to rise steadily.

Chon Buri province may also be declared a COVID-19 “red zone” again, as the province saw 769 new COVID-19 infections in the past 24 hours. The daily infection rate has overtaken Bangkok’s top spot since Sunday.

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By Thai PBS World

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