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Dead Chaiyaphum 43 year old had Covid-19

Tanutam Thawan

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PHOTO: The Nation

A “partygoer” found dead in the northeastern Chaiyaphum province last night, has tested positive for Covid-19. 43 year old Pichit Paeyor was a construction worker in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok. He’d returned to his hometown in Chatturat district on March 28.

Described as a “partygoer by nature” Pichit didn’t quarantine himself when he returned from Pathum Thani, deciding instead to hang out and drink with friends. Police were notified that he had been found dead in front of a friend’s house.

A medic who visited the scene collected blood and saliva samples. The results showed he had contracted Covid-19.

Officers are speaking to his family and friends. They are also urging his family to burn the body today to prevent any further spread of the virus.

SOURCE: The Nation

 

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