20,000 tourists have entered Thailand since Nov 1 – most from USA


More than 20,000 tourists have entered Thailand since November 1, with most hailing from the United States.

On Sunday, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) said that a total of 20,092 tourists had entered the country since November 1, the day when Thailand reopened 17 provinces to fully vaccinated travellers.

Of those, just 15 had tested positive for COVID-19, accounting for approximately 0.07 per cent of all arrivals.

The DDC said most arrivals from hailed from the United States (2,465), Germany (2,334), the UK (1,376), and Japan (1,258), followed by South Korea (906), Russia (905), Switzerland (838), Sweden (724), France (695), and UAE (542).

Most of the arrivals (12,978) entered Thailand at Suvarnabhumi Airport, followed by Phuket Airport (6,722 people) Samui Airport (309) and Chiang Mai Airport (83).

The confirmed COVD-19 cases were found amongst tourists arriving at Suvarnabhumi Airport (5 positive tests) and Phuket Airport (10 positive tests).

This post was republished with permission from ASEAN