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Covid-19 – Thailand report for Saturday




The CCSA has announced the Saturday totals for new Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours. A total of 930 new cases of Covid-19 has added to the country’s total, since the start of the outbreak, of 17,953.

A 31 year old Thai man, who suffered from cirrhosis and alcoholism, also died from complications of the Covid-19 infection. He contracted Covid-19 in December and died this week.

Covid-19 - Thailand report for Saturday | News by Thaiger

Most of the newly announced cases, as has been the case since Tuesday, are coming from active testing in Samut Sakhon, south west of Bangkok, primarily migrant workers, and factories where the workers are now restricted from mixing with the general public.

A total of 889 cases were found from active testing (targeted mass testing in high-risk communities like migrant worker camps where people live in densely packed places and share facilities). 865 of those were found in Samut Sakhon. Samut Prakan had 18, Maha Sarakham had 4, Bangkok 1, and Rayong 1.

27 cases were found in hospitals, including field hospitals. 18 of those were in Samut Sakhon, 3 in Bangkok, 2 in Nonthaburi, 2 in Maha Sarakham, 1 in Tak, and one in Samut Prakan.

The remainder of the cases were from people returning from overseas and were caught in quarantine with no exposure to the general public.

There’s been a number of restrictions lifted in provinces around the country. Read more HERE.

Many restrictions will be lifted around Pattaya from Monday, February 1. Read more HERE.


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    Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 7:40 pm

    I hope this is accurate reporting the numbers. There is absolutely no point in trying to “fudge” the figures.

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      Issan John

      Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 1:51 am

      Agreed, Jason, no point at all, but that won’t stop some people saying they’re being fudged up to somehow rip people off and make people panic, and others saying they’re being fudged down so Thailand can look good when there are thousands unreported and somehow unnoticed dying of Covid in the street.

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    vicchiii oiv

    Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 12:04 am

    1 case in Bangkok, 1 alcoholist dead.
    Really a drama.
    Let’s lock down!!!

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    Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 3:31 am

    Thailand is at the beginning where Europe started last spring. Doesn’t look good

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    Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 8:49 am

    I asked before and as yet received no reply, so I thought I’d try again in this Comment stream…
    As to the possible future ‘vaccine scheme of things’ here in Thailand, does anyone know if, when, how, where Farangs might be included in the vaccine delivery lineup..?… Free?… Cost?… According to Age?.. Health?… Etc..?
    Anyone out there know anything..?

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      Fred glue

      Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 9:12 am

      Well rob,,, it’s like everything else. I got no answer, but I suggest you will have too get in line.
      Be patient & stay calm, just carry on too what you are doing. Don’t get your knickers in a knot.
      I am sure some answers will come your way soon. I know it’s frustrating, if this is any help too you.????

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        Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 9:52 am

        Fred— your.., ‘Don’t get your knickers in a knot.’ ‘advice’ has changed my life… ?

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    Monday, February 1, 2021 at 6:44 am

    Rob not anytime soon if you live in thailand ,just empty promises from a clueless government but hey there’s gonna be plenty spare doses in the UK if you can take a trip thier and I did here today that our extras are going to help 3rd world countries and under developed countries so Thailand should be right up there if you can wait as the UK will come to the rescue once again .

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