Coronavirus

Samut Sakhon sees a jump of 792 new coronavirus cases

SAMUT Sakhon province from where the new round of coronavirus outbreak sprang added 792 new cases yesterday (Jan.26) taking the provincial total to 7,347 cases, Sanook.com reported this morning. Samut Sakhon Provincial Public Relations Office said of this total 714 people were found to be infected through proactive search with three being Thais and 711

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UK Covid deaths surpass Great Plague, Aids pandemic and every terror attack and war since 1945 combined

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the UK has surpassed the combined death toll of the Great Plague, the Aids pandemic and every single terror attack and war since 1945. The UK recorded a further 1,631 deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the official tally above 100,000. The actual number is expected to be much higher when all excess

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Daily coronavirus count climbs to 959

By Thai Newsroom reporters and Sanook.com THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin today (Jan 26) announced that the daily coronavirus count soared to 959 but there was no additional death with the toll staying stationary at 75. This takes total cumulative confirmed cases to 14,646 with 10,892 having recovered while

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Covid-19 vaccinations slated for Feb 14

Despite the limited availability of the Covid19 vaccine, Thailand’s national vaccine rollout will begin from Feb 14, beginning with healthcare and front-line workers. Permanent secretary of public health Kiattiphum Wongrajit said target groups with higher infection risks would be administered the shots during the first of a three-phased rollout plan. “We will start with medical

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50,000 doses of Italian-made AstraZeneca vaccine coming next month

THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it had registered AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine made in Italy on Wednesday January 20 after the company submitted nearly 10,000 pages of documents in making this application, Thai Rath reported today (Jan. 22). The Italian company will deliver the first lot of 50,000 doses next month with another 150,000

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CCSA team at risk as daily Covid count rises to 309

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin said today (Jan. 22) he and his news team are now  being tested for this feared disease after being exposed to it through a National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT) news presenter, Amarin TV said. He revealed that an anchor at this television station

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CCSA: Uncertain if infected DJ will turn into superspreader

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin said today (Jan. 21) that it still cannot be concluded whether DJ Matoom, found to be infected yesterday, has spread the infection in a wide area of Bangkok but those who had close contact with him should isolate themselves, Thai Rath newspaper said. He

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Siriraj Hospital personnel infected with Covid 

THAILAND’S oldest and largest hospital Siriraj this evening (Jan. 18) confirmed reports that some of its medical personnel had got infected with coronavirus with random testing of nearly a hundred staff members having been undertaken, Siam Rath newspaper reported. Dr. Prasit Wattanapa, the dean of Siriraj’s Faculty of Medicine, will be giving the details at

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India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive hits bump due to app glitch

By Reuters and published by Channel NewsAsia Satara, India: India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive hit a bump on the first day due to glitches in an app called Co-Win that is being used to coordinate the campaign, according to several officials involved in the immunisation programme. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched what his government has described

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