Despite outbreak, tourists flock to Pattaya’s popular island, Koh Larn

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Surging coronavirus cases didn’t stop tens of thousands of tourists from flocking to Koh Larn for the Songkran holiday.

Surging coronavirus cases didn’t stop tens of thousands of tourists from flocking to Koh Larn for the Songkran holiday.

April 10 saw packed ferries with Thais and a smattering of foreigners looking to enjoy seafood, sun and sand on the Pattaya resort island.



The holiday wave comes as Thailand and Chonburi saw an explosion of Covid-19 cases, driven by maskless revelers at nightclubs here and in Bangkok. On Saturday, Thailand reported 789 new cases, with 141 of them in Chonburi and 30 in Pattaya.

April 10 saw packed ferries with Thais and a smattering of foreigners, looking to enjoy seafood, sun and sand on the Pattaya resort island.


The holiday wave comes as Thailand and Chonburi saw an explosion of Covid-19 cases.