via Bangkok Post, 27 April 2021: There’s a new Covid-19 outbreak in Thailand which is a lot worse than previous ones.
The Fine Arts Department has issued an order closing all historical and ancient sites under its jurisdiction from April 26-May 9, to help contain the current surge of Covid-19 infections.
The sites ordered closed included the National Library in Bangkok and national museums, historical sites requiring admission fees and national archives in Bangkok and other provinces across the country.
Director-general Prateep Pengtako said filming at ancient sites which had received prior permission is allowed, with the number of crew limited to 10. Film crews must strictly comply with measures imposed to curb the spread of the virus, he added.