In a time of uncertainty and discomfort for many, communities are coming together to give a helping hand during these unprecedented times.
Tuesday April 21st
Food initiatives have been setup across Koh Samui to provide thousands of meals every day. To anyone making an effort by offering time, donations or otherwise contribute to help the local community – Thank you.
Wednesday April 22nd
An estimated 10,000 international tourists are unable to return to their home countries during the airport lock down. A reported 5,700 on Koh Samui, 3,300 on Koh Phangan and 1,000 on Koh Tao. Embassies are scheduling flights to repatriate tourist. We will followthe latest developments – Samui News.
Friday April 24th
Koh Samui Municipality and related public health agencies had been preparing to accommodate tourists travelling to Koh Samui via airlines. This will involve stricter measures for tourist coming into the island either through plane or ferry.
A group of expats lead by a German and Austrian man were invited to the Koh Samui Police Station for talks over the lack of masks worn and social distancing during their food handouts. The expats complied by deleting social media posts from the event. A positive update from Youtuber Florenz Kittel was made later in the week. Thai authorities and the group seemingly working together to uphold the rules, whilst providing meals to locals in Chaweng.
Saturday April 25th
A report from PR Surat, stated that all 18 confirmed cases in the area have made a full recovery. At time of reporting, there are still 7 new patients under investigation.
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