(Reuters photo)PHUKET: Patong has become a hotbed for coronavirus infections on the resort island as most new cases were found in the area in recent days. Four of the new infections were found in the Patong area, two of them linked to Soi Bang La, and one each in Kata and Karon beaches. "The new confirmed Covid-19 patients in Phuket province include those in connection with entertainment venues in the Soi Bang La area, tambon Patong, Kathu district," it said. Bang La is dubbed by some travel websites as Phuket's version of Patpong due to its bustling nightlife. Most of the confirmed cases in Phuket were related to service businesses such as restaurants and hotels, it added.
Source: Bangkok Post March 28, 2020 10:26 UTC