Coronavirus

Covid cases in Bangkok highest in a week amid national total of 7,587

  AMID a Covid tally of 7,587 cases and 19 deaths today (Jan. 26) not only does Bangkok continue to top the list of 10 worst-hit provinces the capital’s total of 1,683 cases is the highest since Jan. 20, Naewna newspaper and Amarin TV said. Altogether 7,431 cases were domestic while 156 foreign arrivals tested

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Several Covid clusters emerge amid daily tally of 6,718 and 12 deaths

  WHILE the Covid count declined to 6,718 cases and 12 deaths today (Jan. 25) the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) warned that several clusters had emerged with the one in Bangkok being at a boxing camp in Bangkok Noi area, Naewna newspaper said. Dr. Sumani Watcharasin, CCSA’s assistant spokesperson, said clusters at factories

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Water cannon, tear gas at Covid-19 protests in Brussels

  By AP and published by MSN News Brussels – Police fired water cannons and tear gas in Brussels today (Jan. 23) to disperse protesters marching against Covid-19 vaccinations and restrictions. The march followed demonstrations in other European capitals on Saturday that also drew thousands of people protesting vaccine passports and other requirements that European

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Restaurants now allowed to serve alcohol till 11 p.m.

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) executive committee today (Jan. 20) extended drinking alcohol in restaurants at two zones from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. while also reducing orange zone provinces from 69 to 44, Sanook.com said. Dr. Taweesin Witsanuyothin, CCSA’s spokesman, said only restaurants in blue tourism pilot scheme and yellow high

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Bangkok’s Covid risk points: Dormitories, police flats and restaurant-cum-pubs 

WITH the Covid count staying high at 8,167 cases and 14 deaths today (Jan. 14) the Public Health Ministry warned that the key risk points in Bangkok are dormitories, police flats, restaurant-cum-pubs and poorly-ventilated restaurants or those running contaminated air-conditioners, Thai Rath newspaper said. The Ministry’s Disease Control Department also revealed that the Omicron variant

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Covid cases climbing in Chonburi, many clusters found

  THE Chonburi Provincial Public Health Office said this morning (Jan. 5) that coronavirus cases are rising in this province with today’s tally being 529 cases and infection spreading in numerous clusters, Sanook.com said. During the New Year holidays there were high incidences of infection at Pattaya’s Tree Town market area, liquor stores and other

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