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Covid-19 cases in Thailand on Sunday, December 27

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“…provincial governors can now decide if a Covid-19 lockdown must be imposed.”

A total of 6,141 people have now been infected in Thailand. Today (Sunday, December 27) the CCSA has announced there was 121 new cases of Covid-19, (+9 imported cases & +112 local cases). 18 of the new local cases are migrant workers.

4,161 people have now been discharged from hospital, 9 in the past 24 hours. 1,902 people remain in hospital under observation or undergoing specific Covid treatment. 60 people have died. 1 of the imported cases wasn’t in quarantine when testing positive and was sent back to Myanmar.

Yesterday, 110 cases were announced, including 94 domestic cases and 16 in state quarantine. 33 Thai provinces are now affected by the new outbreak centered around Samut Sakhon seafood markets 8 days ago.

Meanwhile, district officials in the Phimai district of Nakhon Ratchasima, in Thailand’s north east, have ordered quarantine on anyone arriving from Samut Sakhon province and have also closed a large school in the District due to “an abundance of caution”. The provincial disease control response follows a declaration by the Thai government of Samut Sakhon as a “maximum disease control zone”. Covid-19 cases in Nakhon Ratchasima, linked to the Samut Sakhon cluster, have risen to 6.

And the main city district of Rayong has declared a red zone, the highest Covid-19 control measures, after 27 new infections were confirmed yesterday, bringing the total number of cases there to 36.

Yesterday the Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha exercised his power under the current emergency decree which prohibits public gatherings nationwide and authorises provincial governors to decide if a Covid-19 lockdown must be imposed.

 

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    Ipaddressfunnycolors

    Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 1:43 pm

    1,902 people remain in hospital under observation or undergoing specific Covid treatment.

    Can we get a list of symptoms?

    If you’re going to scare us, provide more info.

    Age, and symptoms. Or else it’s a waste of a click. No fear is generatedfrom this report.

    Try harder. Provide more info.

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      John

      Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 1:58 pm

      Much like Americans, we don’t believe the gov.

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      Patrick Nouvel

      Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 2:03 pm

      Correct, lack of detailed info is desinformation just organize questions & fears

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      Issan John

      Monday, December 28, 2020 at 12:06 am

      How about that “info” you said you’d “provide” on the WHO?

      Try harder …..

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    Slugger

    Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 2:11 pm

    Pointless peasant.

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    James R

    Monday, December 28, 2020 at 1:18 am

    There have been mass demonstrations in the streets for months in Thailand, yet very few cases of the virus reported.

    Yet today in the UK we had over 30,000 new cases, how can that be? Oh yes, we test hundreds of thousands of people a day, if you don’t test then how do you know?

    And no, not seeing people with your own eyes with the virus or hospitals overrun with your own eyes does not count as proof, I do not see such things here in the UK but it is a fact they are happening.

    But friends of mine who are doctors do see such things.

    Ignorance must be bliss.

    The grass in my back garden is not growing, I know because I don’t look at it and so it means it does not need cutting.

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      Issan John

      Monday, December 28, 2020 at 2:54 pm

      “… Yet today in the UK we had over 30,000 new cases, how can that be?”

      Because the UK stuffed up in a big way, and Bluffing Boris thought it was more important to respect “the ancient, inalienable right of free-born people of the United Kingdom to go the pub” than to lockdown, and that it didn’t matter that 80% of those supposed to self-quarantine didn’t bother, or that his staff needed to go for a drive to check their eyesight.

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      Issan John

      Monday, December 28, 2020 at 3:12 pm

      “… if you don’t test then how do you know?”

      By targeted testing, instead of wasting a vast amount of money on mass testing that the experts have realised achieves nothing unless it’s extensive, repeated, and linked to an effective track ‘n’ trace system.

      Unfortunately in the UK it’s none of the above (except for wasting a vast amount of money).

      The alternative, as your doctor friends may tell you is … (cut ‘n’ pasted yet again):

      “There are alternatives that give an equally good if not better picture, but it just doesn’t suit some people’s agendas to accept them as it would make Thailand’s precautions look good and the West’s look bad:

      1. Thailand gives all government hospital inpatients a mandatory Covid-19 test; AFAIK only one has tested positive.

      2. Thailand tests all those applying for a work permit in Thailand; again, AFAIK only one has tested positive.

      3. Wherever there’s a reported outbreak of Covid-19 (as here in Samut Sakhon, in Rayong, in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai), tracking and targeted testing takes place; the numbers testing positive decine as the targeting goes from the high risk group (44%) to the medium risk group (23%) to the low risk (12%), confirming the accuracy of the track ‘n’ trace.

      4. While mass temperature testing is far from accurate it would show up at least some of the 20% who would be symptomatic if Covid was as widespread here as some imagine; it hasn’t.

      5. If Covid was as widespread as some imagine, and the population as paranoid, there would be queues outside the government hospitals who were symptomatic demanding to be tested; there aren’t.”

      Thailand’s looking at the grass carefully, and cutting when and where it’s needed; the UK, though, has got a blind man driving his expensive sit-on mower up and down but unfortunately he’s got no idea where the lawn is.

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    Ian

    Monday, December 28, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Im amazed still only 60 dead amazing !

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    Jack ex-pat

    Monday, December 28, 2020 at 7:56 am

    Troll for the Government, there is no virus, there never has been.

    Also, it is impossible to test hundreds of people every day.

    The Covid virus is a HOAX, control of the people is the goal

    for the 2030 great reset.

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    BS

    Monday, December 28, 2020 at 12:44 pm

    Picture show people standing and wait for a corona test – 20 cm distance – even with masks. this is insane -why dont nay told them to keep distance ? where are the authorities ? why dont people listen ?

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