Thailand’s world-famous vacation island Phuket plans to reopen to tourists on July 1st as part of a plan that does not require a 14-day quarantine for fully vaccinated visitors.

The South Island is almost entirely dependent on tourism and has the appearance of a ghost town for a large part of the coronavirus pandemic.

However, the so-called “Phuket sandbox” still has restrictions, including the obligation to stay on the island for 14 days before going to the mainland.

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