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Covid stranded American man found dead in hotel room

AN American man who had been stranded in Krabi since March last year due to the coronavirus pandemic was found dead in his hotel room today (Jan. 20) with alcohol poisoning suspected to have caused his death, Thai Rath newspaper reported this afternoon (Jan. 20, 2021). Pol. Maj. Boonsong Longwaree, an investigator at Krabi police

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Coronavirus

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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Drug dealer escapes police dragnet

POLICE in southern Songkhla province are hunting for a drug trafficker who escaped after being lured into selling methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine (Ice) to an undercover agent upon realizing at the last minute that he was falling into a trap, Thai Rath newspaper reported this morning (Jan. 16). At midnight last night a team of

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Coronavirus

188 new Covid cases as Anutin says he will get the first Sinovac jab

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin said today (Jan. 15) there were 188 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours while Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul allayed fears about Sinovac Biotech’s vaccine by saying he would be the first person to get a dose, Siam Rath newspaper said. Of

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