Officials have ordered, as from today everyone that boards one of the 3 Bangkok rails systems must wear a mask.
As of yet, we are not sure if this will be enforced by security at the barriers or a self-imposed rule.
The order was posted on the Thailand Transport Link, on Tuesday issued an order that all passengers boarding any type of train including the state railway, BTS Skytrain, MRT and Airport Rail Link must wear face masks at all times to help reduce the further spread of COVID-19.
Below are recommendations WHO on the use of face masks
- If you are healthy, you only need to wear a mask if you are taking care of a person with suspected 2019-nCoV infection.
- Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing.
- Masks are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
- If you wear a mask, then you must know how to use it and dispose of it properly.