SAMUT SAKHON– Thailand’s Samut Sakhon province has implemented mandatory wearing of a face mask to help counter the spread of Covid-19.
Effective on Friday until April 30, the order says all residents in the province must wear face masks while being outside their homes and anyone failing to cover their nose and mouth with face masks are subject to THB 2,000 fine.
City officials have ordered people to wear face masks, clean their hands and follow social distancing when going inside public places such as markets.
Vendors have shown their willingness to cooperate and also provided hand sanitizer for their customers.
Many of the vendors at Mahachai Muang Kao market have posted signs or messages prohibiting people with no face masks to enter their stalls. (TNA)