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Medical team from Songkhla come to Phuket to help during Covid-19 outbreak

Sean Kelly

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PHOTO: The Nation Thailand

Phuket health workers have welcomed a special team of much-needed medics from southern Thailand’s Songkhla Nararin Hospital. The 50 medics arrived in Phuket yesterday to assist with Covid 19 cases and testing on the island.

The team, led by the Nararin Hospital director, set up a field hospital to assist patients suffering from Covid 19. Phuket currently has the second highest number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom. The team will be in Phuket until there are no new infections (well, that in fact has been announced today with no NEW cases announced but still many awaiting test results).

Medical team from Songkhla come to Phuket to help during Covid-19 outbreak | News by Thaiger

Yesterday Phuket health officials reported just 3 new Covid-19 cases, substantially fewer than Tuesday’s 10 cases and the continuation of a generally encouraging downward trend. Tuesday was the first time new cases reached double digits since 10 were reported on April 5. 13 cases were reported on April 3.”

Phuket has seen the highest rate of cases, per capita, when compared to Bangkok and other Thai provinces.

SOURCE: The Nation Thailand

 

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