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Chulalongkorn University Announcement Extension of Temporary Closure of Offices, Class Management and General Operations during the Spread of the COVID-19 Outbreak (No.6)

With reference to the Chulalongkorn University Announcement regarding the Extension of Temporary Closure of Offices, Class Management and General Operations during the Spread of the COVID-19 Outbreak (No.5) dated July 10, 2021 resulting in an extension of the temporary closure of its workplaces in and outside the Bangkok Metropolis until August 1, 2021;

Due to the intensified situation concerning the continuous spread of the COVID-19 virus; with the safety and well-being of members of the Chulalongkorn University community in mind and in order to implement more stringent measures to prevent the spread of the virus as well as to lessen the risks of COVID- 19 infections for its students and staff members as well as to ensure uninterrupted and efficient operations of the university;

By virtue of Section 27 and Section 32 of the Chulalongkorn University Act B.E. 2551 it is deemed appropriate to issue the following announcement:

Clause 1. To extend the period of closure of the workplaces within and outside the Bangkok Metropolis from August 2, 2021 to September 5, 2021.

Clause 2. Class management and operations during the said period shall continue to be in accordance with the Chulalongkorn University Announcement regarding Extension of Temporary Closure of Offices, Class Management and General Operations during the Spread of the COVID-19 Outbreak (No.5) dated July 10, 2021.

Clause 3. The University deems it appropriate to change specifications of vaccination types for staff members or students in cases where they are directed or permitted to enter the University campus area or to be able to reside in a university lodging. They may do so only if they have been received vaccines specified by the government or that which has have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, whichever one applies and that staff member or student in question must have been inoculated for a duration of no less than 14 days.

Clause 4. As the situation COVID-19 outbreak continues to intensify and the number of those infected persons increases the University expresses its concern for all its students and staff members and urges them to take extra precautions and to refrain from any unnecessary travel. In cases where they begin to show symptoms or suspect they might have contracted COVID- 19 they should contact the University so that assistance may be provided accordingly.

This announcement shall be taken into effect from now on and if the situation changes an announcement will be made by the University.

Given on: July 26, 2021.

(Professor Bundhit Eua-Arporn, Ph.D.)

President

The sense of kinship and warmth found in the Chula community is priceless and a treasure worth keeping.

Prof. Dr. Pornanong Aramwit Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University