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Covid-infected Thai man dies while working from home

  A THAI man who was working from home after contracting Covid-19 was found dead today (Nov. 24) after his colleagues came to check on him as he had missed meetings for two days in a row, Matichon newspaper said. The unidentified 38-year-old man caught the infection on Sunday after coming into contact with five

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Chadchart: Film, music festivals not triggering new Covid clusters

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt today (July 18) said that no new Covid clusters had been created through the holding of movie and music festivals in the capital after the Public Health Ministry asked Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to reduce large-scale events, Sanook.com The ministry’s Permanent Secretary Kiattipoom Wongrachit urged BMA to reduce such large-scale

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PM urges public to only follow CCSA’s news as Covid cases rise in 23 provinces

  THE Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) spokesman Dr. Thaweesilp Wisanuyothin said after today’s (July 8) executive committee meeting that the number of cases are rising with there being a small wave in 23 provinces and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha urged the public to only listen to this agency’s news on the situation, Matichon newspaper said.

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Army chief tests positive for Covid after returning from Malaysia

  ARMY Commander-in-Chief Gen. Narongphan Jitkaewthae and six other senior army leaders all tested positive for Covid-19 upon returning from an official visit to Malaysia during June 30-July 1, Matichon newspaper said today (July 7).  Gen. Narongphan, who had visited the neighbouring country together with his delegation at the invitation of the Malaysian Commander-in-Chief, is

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Two ministers found infected with Covid after returning from overseas

  BOTH Deputy Prime Minister-cum-Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit and Deputy Prime Minister-cum-Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul were found infected with Covid-19 after returning from trips to Europe, INN News and Sanook.com said today (June 28). Deputy Public Health Minister Sathit Pitutecha said Jurin tested positive for coronavirus after returning from a trip to the UK

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Chadchart for relaxing face mask rule and moving back to normal life

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt said today (June 5) while the relaxation of the face mask mandate is mainly for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) to consider the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will voice its opinion that people should start removing them in open spaces, Naewna newspaper said. Supporting this relaxation is the

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3 suspected monkeypox cases ‘found to be infected with herpes’

  THE PUBLIC HEALTH Ministry confirmed today (May 29) that three persons suspected to have been infected with monkeypox were found to have caught herpes, Matichon newspaper said. Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong, the head of the Disease Control Department, reassured that no monkeypox cases had emerged in this country with the three suspected cases having been

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Dr Taweesilp urges frequent antigen testing after catching Covid

  AFTER himself getting infected the Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Wisanuyothin urged the public to frequently test for this contagious disease with antigen test kits (ATKs), Sanook.com. In a Facebook message Dr. Taweesilp, who regularly briefed the public when the coronavirus pandemic was at its height, said he had a slight sore

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Covid tally with ATK cases reaches over 15,000

THAILAND’S Covid tally of 8,019 cases this morning (May 12) climbs to 15,959 if the 7,940 people who tested positive via ATK are added to the total while the 59 fatalities raised the death toll of 29,255, Thansettakij newspaper said. Assoc. Prof. Thira Woratanarat of Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Medicine cautioned that pandemic control is reflected

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