The Thai government has issued tougher measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. From August 3, 2021, 29 provinces have been designated as maximum control areas with tight restrictions (previously 13 provinces). 37 provinces are maximum control areas and 11 provinces are controlled areas.
In maximum control areas with tight restrictions, gatherings are limited to 5 persons. In maximum control areas the limit is 20 persons, and in controlled areas the limit is 50 persons.