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19 new Covid-19 cases detected in quarantine, 2 apparent reinfections

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19 new Covid-19 cases were detected in quarantine with 2 apparent reinfections, according to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is raised to 3,998 with 3,803 recoveries and 60 deaths. 135 people are currently receiving medical treatment for the coronavirus.

  • A 20 year old Thai woman travelling from Switzerland tested positive for Covid-19. She arrived on November 22 and tested positive 5 days later at a quarantine hotel in Bangkok. She was first infected with the coronavirus on November 11.
  • A 20 year old Thai man travelling from the United States tested positive for Covid-19. He arrived on November 22 and tested positive 5 days later. He was first infected with the coronavirus on November 4.
  • A 35 year old Thai man travelling from India with a layover in the United Arab Emirates tested positive for Covid-19. He arrived on November 15 and tested positive 8 days later while at a quarantine hotel in Bangkok.
  • A 39 year old Thai woman travelling from Italy with a layover in Qatar tested positive for Covid-19. She arrived on November 21 and tested positive a week later at a state quarantine facility in Chon Buri.
  • 2 Thai women, ages 55 and 42, travelling from Germany tested positive for Covid-19. They both tested positive on November 26 after checking into quarantine facilities in Bangkok and Samut Prakan.
  • 2 Thai women, ages 18 and 30, travelling from Switzerland tested positive for Covid-19. They arrived on November 22 and tested positive 5 days later while at an alternative state quarantine hotel in Bangkok.
  • 4 people travelling from Japan, a 57 year old Japanese man and 3 Thai women ages 21, 25 and 27, tested positive for Covid-19. They arrived on November 22. The women checked into a quarantine hotel in Chon Buri and the man checked into a quarantine hotel in Bangkok. They tested positive on November 27 and 28.
  • A 69 year old French man arrived in Bangkok on November 23 and tested positive for the coronavirus 3 days later at a quarantine hotel.
  • An 18 year old Thai student travelling from the United Kingdom tested positive for Covid-19. He arrived on November 23 and tested positive 5 days later while at a quarantine hotel in Chon Buri.
  • A 33 year old Thai national and 31 year old Russian man travelling from Russia tested positive for Covid-19. They arrived on November 23 and tested positive 4 and 5 days.
  • A 60 year old Thai woman travelling from Denmark tested positive for Covid-19. She arrived on November 23 and tested positive 5 days later while at a quarantine hotel in Chon Buri.
  • A 39 year old medical tourist travelling from Oman tested positive for Covid-19. He arrived on November 26 and tested positive upon checking into an alternative hospital quarantine in Chon Buri.
  • A 38 year old Thai woman travelling from the Netherlands tested positive for Covid-19 at a screening checkpoint at Suvarnabhumi Airport on November 28.
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Daily new Covid-19 cases in Thailand as of November 29, according to Worldometers.

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    Mike

    Monday, November 30, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    How many of those poor souls will die from this wuflu? That’s the news you should be putting out Tiger

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      Mister Stretch

      Monday, November 30, 2020 at 5:45 pm

      @Mike, if you follow the news, you would see that the government has reported a total of 60 deaths…and only one of those recently in quarantine.

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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Outbreak in Samut Sakhon is “worrying,” CCSA spokesperson says

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While the number of daily new Covid-19 cases continues to drop, health officials are still scrambling to contain the virus in the prime hotspot: Samut Sakhon. The outbreak in the coastal fishing province is “worrying,” according to Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration spokesperson Taweesilp Visanuyothin.

Health officials rolled out a proactive mass testing campaign after a spike of Covid-19 cases in mid-December. The vast majority of cases were concentrated around the Central Shrimp Market in the Mahachai fishing hub, which affected a large migrant population. The virus has since spread to 61 of Thailand’s 77 provinces.

With the help of proactive testing, more than 4,000 cases were reported in Samut Sakhon. Field hospitals have been set up on the fly to treat and quarantine those that are infected.

But public health officials are still racing to test as many people in the province as possible with plans to inspect 600 factories and test 50 factory workers per day. There are 12,000 factories in Samut Sakhon and Taweeslip says health officials are speeding up testing to “isolate infected people as soon as possible.”

“The outbreak in Samut Sakhon is worrying. It is difficult to conduct active case-finding there. There are many obstacles, including the number of factories… Meanwhile, factory owners and workers must cooperate. There are more than 10,000 small factories where 1-200 people are employed.”

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Night markets in Chiang Mai will be reopened tomorrow after the province went 6 consecutive days with no new Covid-19 cases.

According to Chiang Mai Governor, Charoenrit Sanguansat, the province and the provincial disease control committee agreed to ease up restrictions on social and business activities after the number of infections continually dropped and no new infections were reported during the past week.

As a result, flea markets, night markets, and walking streets across the province will be reopened tomorrow onwards.

However, the governor still reiterates that marketplaces and visitors must follow the disease control measures strictly.

Since the start of the second wave of Covid-19 in mid-December, Chiang Mai has tightened restrictions to prevent the virus spread in the province, with the order to close all markets and social activities for 14 days on January 6.

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CCSA Update: 171 new Covid-19 cases

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171 new Covid-19 cases were reported today in the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s daily briefing. The majority of the cases were detected in a proactive testing campaign. Thailand now has 3,168 active Covid-19 cases. The CCSA has reported a total of 12,594 infections and 70 deaths since the start of the pandemic last year.

Out of the 171 new Covid-19 cases, 125 were detected in a proactive testing campaign primarily among the migrant population in Samut Sakhon.

33 of the cases were local transmissions where people were exposed to the virus while visiting high risk areas. 18 of those cases were reported in Samut Sakhon.

13 of the cases were detected at quarantine facilities for those travelling to Thailand from overseas.

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Active Covid-19 cases in Thailand as of January 18, according to Worldometers.

CCSA Update: 171 new Covid-19 cases | News by The Thaiger

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