Coronavirus

Emergency extended till Nov. 30, curfew shortened by an hour

  A MEETING of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) executive committee chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Sept. 27) extended the state of emergency till November 30, 2021 while also shortening the curfew by an hour with this to be from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. and allowing some businesses and activities

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31.3m people have got the first Covid jab, 800 their fourth

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said today (Sept. 26) 50,101,055 doses of Covid vaccines have administered across the country so far, Siam Rath newspaper said. Altogether 31.3 million people have received their first Covid jab, 16.9 million their second, 773,603 their third and 800 their fourth. Yesterday 112,215 people were vaccinated with 40,659

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Dutch protest against Covid-19 vaccine pass to enter bars, restaurants

By Reuters, published by Channel NewsAisa The Hague – Hundreds of protesters marched against the introduction of a “corona pass” in the Netherlands today (Sept. 25), as proof of Covid-19 vaccination became compulsory to get into bars, restaurants, theatres and other venues. The new requirement to show the pass or a recent negative coronavirus test

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Senator catches Covid despite two AstraZeneca jabs

  THERE is a coronavirus alert at the parliament this morning (Sept. 13) after Senator Apichart Todilokwet got infected despite having received two AstraZeneca jabs, Sanook.com said. Dr. Jet Siratharanon, a senator and chairman of the committee to handle the coronavirus pandemic situation, said a detailed timeline of Apichart’s activities is being tracked. However, as

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Health Ministry receives donated medical supplies from China, India

THE Ministry of Public Health has received medical supplies donated by government agencies and private firms in China and India to help Thailand fight the Covid-19 pandemic. This equipment will be distributed to Covid-19 treatment facilities across the country, NNT said today (Sept. 10). Deputy Permanent Secretary of Public Health, Dr Narong Saiwong today accompanied

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Moderna shares up after revealing single-shot vaccine booster for Covid and flu

  By CNBC and Siam Rath MODERNA shares rose yesterday (Sept. 10) after it announced it’s developing a two-in-one vaccine booster shot that protects against both Covid-19 and the seasonal flu. The new vaccine, which the company is calling mRNA-1073, combines Moderna’s current Covid vaccine with a flu shot that’s also under development, according to

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Covid tally climbs to 16,031 cases with 3,736 being in Bangkok

THAILAND’S daily Covid count rose again today (Sept. 9) to 16,031 cases, up from 14,176  yesterday, amid 220 deaths, down from 228 yesterday, while Bangkok continued to have the highest number of cases with the 24-hour total being 3,736 plus 44 fatalities, TV Channel 7 and Sanook.com said, The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA)

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Germany donates life-saving Covid drugs to Thailand

  GERMANY is preparing to deliver medication worth 153 million baht for treatment of Covid-19 patients in Thailand with the donation being part of assistance to help fight the coronavirus pandemic here, Siam Rath newspaper quoted the German embassy as saying today (Sept. 7).  The German Ministry of Health has donated monoclonal antibodies (Casirivimab and

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