According to the government, the first group of foreigners allowed to enter Thailand included representatives of businessmen, workers, professionals, professionals with family in Thailand, teachers, students and patients with whom they agreed.

Dr Taweesilp Visanuyothin, a spokesman for the Covid-19 Situation Management Center (CCSA) on Wednesday, elaborated on the government's plan to allow people to take part in the event. Foreign nationals come back to the country. The plan was developed by the CCSA Sub-Committee.

Most will require quarantine for 14 days after their arrival, Taweesilp said. "About 50,000 foreigners are likely to come to the country under the new law," the spokesman said.