COVID-19 Update 26th February – Italy and Iran


26th February Update

Dear Parents, 

The Ministry of Public Health has updated the countries relating to the 14 -day quarantine. Please be cautious with upcoming travel to destinations outside Thailand to prevent being put into a quarantine situation, which would prevent your child(ren) from returning to school.   

Iran and Italy – from 26th February
Today the Thai Government has added Iran and Italy to the list of high-risk countries. If you or a member of your family has travelled from / transited through or been in close contact with someone who has travelled from / transited through these two countries from noon on Wednesday 26th February, you are subject to a 14-day self-quarantine. 

The previous announcements regarding other countries and the 14-day self-quarantine are still applicable: 

Malaysia and Vietnam – from 24th February
There was an update yesterday (24th February) from the Thai Government to include Malaysia and Vietnam to the list of high-risk countries. If you or a member of your family has travelled from / transited through or been in close contact with someone who has travelled from / transited through these two countries from noon on Monday 24th February, you are subject to a 14-day self-quarantine. 

Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and Japan – from 21st February
The Thai Government listed travel from /transit through these countries in their initial announcement as requiring a 14-day self-quarantine. If you or a member of your family has travelled from / transited through or been in close contact with someone who has travelled from / transited through these countries since noon on Friday 21st February, you are subject to a 14-day self-quarantine. 

The specific requirements of self-quarantine can be found in the FAQs herePlease click here for our full announcement with procedures and precautions. 

We will continue to update you as appropriate. 

Best regards,
Senior Leadership Team