Coronavirus

2 million vaccine doses reaching Thailand during Feb.-April 2021

DEPUTY Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said in a Facebook post that as instructed by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha he has been negotiating with all Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers and has secured 2 million doses for delivery during February-April 2021, Amarin TV reported today (Dec. 31, 2020). He added that he has reported

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Gatherings banned nationwide, eating and drinking also banned on airplanes

SOON after the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) banned gatherings nationwide amid an upsurge in coronavirus infections the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) also issued new regulations forbidding passengers from eating and drinking on domestic flights, Amarin TV reported today (Dec. 30, 2020). These steps followed CCSA’s announcement that over the past 24

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Covid-19 infected man dies in Rayong

DEPUTY Public Health Minister Satit Pituthecha confirmed in a Facebook post this afternoon that a 45-year-old man with underlying illnesses and linked to a gambling den had died after contracting Covid-19, Sanook.com reported this afternoon (Dec. 28). This patient had tested positive for  coronavirus yesterday. However he had underlying conditions, ischemic heart disease and diabetes,

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Waterworks  issues coronavirus alert for Phra Khanong, Sukhumvit area

  AS Bangkok’s 29th Covid-19 patient had visited Metropolitan Waterworks Authority’s (MWA’s) Phra Khanong office on December 21, with this being in the same building as the temporary Sukhumvit branch, people who came in on that day have been told to watch their symptoms for this deadly disease, Siam Rath newspaper reported this afternoon (Dec.

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121 new coronavirus cases, one foreigner skipped quarantine

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced late this morning (Dec. 27) that an additional 121 coronavirus cases emerged over the past 24 hours with 94 being local infections and 18 among migrant workers, Sanook.com reported. Meanwhile one foreigner managed to slip into the country without the 14-day quarantine but eight other overseas arrivals

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Rayong gambling den coronavirus infection soars to 36

ANOTHER 27 people in Rayong province have contracted Covid-19 taking the total number of cases arising from visiting gambling dens to 36, Sanook.com reported late afternoon today (Dec. 26). Rayong’s Governor Mr. Channa Iamsaeng, said these patients tried to conceal their movements but officials found out that the transmission arose from gambling dens. The governor

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