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10 new cases of Covid today in Thailand, all in quarantine




Thailand has 10 new cases of Covid-19 reported today by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA). The infections were from those arriving from 8 different countries, with all being in quarantine. The new cases bring the total to 3,902 with the death toll remaining at 60. Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Belgium, the Netherlands, US and India were the countries that the visitors have arrived from, with most having no symptoms upon entering Thailand.

A 55 year old from Germany who was a Dutch businessman tested positive in quarantine after arriving in Bangkok on November 6 without any symptoms.

A 30 year old Thai woman tested positive in quarantine with symptoms after arriving from Sweden on November 12 while a day later a 56 year old Swiss man tested positive after arriving from Switzerland with no symptoms. Another case was a 43 year old Thai masseuse who arrived from the Czech Republic on November 14. That person was also on the same flight as another previously confirmed case.

An engineer from Belgium tested positive after arriving on the same day as the Thai masseuse, and was on the same flight as another confirmed case. The Belgian displayed no symptoms. Again on the same day, a 15 year old Indian student tested positive after arriving in Bangkok. That student was also on a flight with a previously confirmed case.

2 Thai women, who also arrived on November 14 from the Netherlands tested positive. One was a 52 year old housewife with virus symptoms and the other was a 22 year old student with no symptoms. 2 more Thais returned from the US in which both tested positive on the same day as the others, with one displaying symptoms. The other, was a 61 year old retired official.

Globally, the amount of cases rose by 659,511 over the last 24 hours to 57.9 million. The death toll worldwide also rose to 1.37 million. The US remains as the country with the most cases, at 12.27 million, followed by India with just over 9 million. Thailand currently ranks 151st worldwide for the number of cases so far reported.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post


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    Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    The RT-PCR test prove nothing! Unsuitable for purpose!

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    Jake Pattaya

    Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 10:04 pm

    Keep Thailand safe from Covid’s turbulences. We are happy here now. The rest of the world will deal with it by vaccinations and it will disappear.

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      Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 12:58 pm

      We are in a HAQ in Bangkok after arrival from Amsterdam. Like everyone entering Thailand by plan we needed a COE, Negative PCR test within 72 hours before departure, Fit to fly. Entering Thailand having a PCR test on day 0 and on day 6.
      Just tell me, if you have Corona before entering Thailand, how this get undiscovered. Not possible at all. We have been following the reporting and figures closely, and looking at the quarantaine regime here, those corona infections are infected INSIDE THAILAND. Being in quarantaine! No other conclusion is possible.

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        Robert K Choate

        Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 8:46 pm

        I would also question this, I do realize it is possible to pass the test 72 hours before the plane takes off and fail the test upon entering Thailand but for most very unlikely and more likely to show up when in isolation for 14 days.
        So upon arrival and the test at the airport, I would make sure the person doing the test was following all proper cleaning methods before my test, have you watched them wash their hands, have they put on a new pair of rubber gloves, have they put on a new face mask, have you seen them take the test stick out of sanitary package, have they replaced the test stick a sanitary package as soon as possible after the test and finally the test microscope has it been stairlized between test slides? Myself I would want to be treated as soon as possible if I really have corvid-19 and if not go about a normal stay.

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    Apolo Estrada

    Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 11:54 pm

    So what happen to them while they got positive during quarantine? Do they spend another extra 2 weeks in the hospital even though they are asymptomatic? I am just want to verify it

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    Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 11:12 am

    I am sorry but Thailand is foolish letting all overseas travelers in until a vaccine is found
    if the Virus takes hold in Thailand with the new strains now they may never stop it
    I wish you well Thailand
    Lives are more important than money however if you take more notice of your roads deaths that would be a big help also to your population

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      Mike Frenchie

      Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 11:55 pm

      Corona is not lethal for 99.7% of people… If you are old and sick, yeap – that can be an issue…(average dead age for corona is 82!)

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