Chiang Mai Walking Street to reopen at 4pm on Sunday 7th June.
Chiang Mai Walking Street (Sunday Walking Street Ratchadamnoen Road, Wat Phra Singh) will reopen to the public this Sunday from 16.00 – 21.00 hours with 6 public health measures put in place.
The following 6 measures are designed to protect all tourists, locals and traders in the area.
- Entrances and exits will have screening points for pedestrians including body temperature checks at the following 4 entry points:
- Next to Imm Hotel (Tha Phae Gate)
- In front of Phra Singh Temple
- Yupparaj Intersection
- Phuttha Sophon Intersection
- Food vendors and retail traders must set-up and remain 1 meter apart and create a partition between sellers and buyers.
- Traders to have temperature checks and record body temperature no higher than 37.5 degrees Celsius. A pedestrian street register will be used and traders must record the date and time of transactions in order for authorities to be able to track any infected person in a timely manner.
4. Alcohol hand sanitizer made available at all entry and exit points, shops and stalls.
- A basket must be used for cash transactions between buyers and sellers to reduce direct contact. Cashless and online payments are preferred and will be promoted.
- Price tags or signage must be clearly visible to reduce discussion and help with social distancing.