In a bid to try and prevent further spread of the coronavirus, it is now mandatory to wear a face mask when out in public in both Prachuap Khiri Khan and Phetchaburi.
Violators face potential fines of up to 20,000 baht, in accordance to the Communicable Disease Act.
The rule regarding the wearing of masks applies to both indoor and outdoor public spaces.
As well as in Prachuap Khiri Khan, which includes Hua Hin, and Phetchaburi, which includes Cha Am, more than 30 other provinces have also made mask wearing mandatory.
The provinces where mask wearing is mandatory are:
Kanchanaburi (only at markets, flea markets and floating markets)
Prachuap Khiri Khan
Si Sa Ket
Nakhon Si Thammarat
[All information correct at the time of posting].