Connect with us

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Nakhon Ratchasima reports 3 suspected Covid cases in locals who visited Rayong

Maya Taylor

Published

 on 

PHOTO: Nakhon Ratchasima by Sippakorn Yamkasikorn on Unsplash

The governor of Nakhon Ratchasima province, in the north-east of the country, has confirmed that 3 people there are showing signs of being infected with Covid-19. It’s understood all 3 visited the province of Rayong between July 8 – 11, where an Egyptian soldier tested positive for the virus.

A report in Nation Thailand says 2 of the people are a mother and child, both are running a high fever. The third patient is a woman who has a sore throat. All 3 patients are now being quarantined for 14 days and under close medical observation.

“The provincial office has prepared state quarantine areas to take in suspected cases. Though the 3 patients have not yet tested positive, they are showing Covid-19 symptoms.”

Governor Wichian Chantharothai says the province will enact strict hygiene measures to limit any further spread of the virus. He is now calling on anyone else who has travelled to either Bangkok or Rayong recently to make themselves known to provincial officials or the Department of Public Health, stressing the ongoing need for hygiene measures such as regular hand-washing and mask-wearing.

UPDATE: Rayong Disease Control officials announced yesterday that all disease control staff at the U-Tapeo airport will be transferred.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

 

Get more from The Thaiger

📱 Download our app on Android or iOS
👋 Have your say on our Thailand forum
🔔 Subscribe to our daily newsletter
📺 Subscribe / Join for daily shows
👍 Like/Follow us on Facebook
🐦 FOLLOW us on Twitter
📷 FOLLOW us on Instagram

image

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. Avatar

    Toby Andrews

    Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    Suspected!
    They are even infected or not?
    Are they looking for an excuse to close the schools, impose a curfew. Ban alcohol there?
    Or are the hospitals want to make money on a mass testing program?

    • Avatar

      me

      Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 1:07 pm

      hey trumper, loosen up that tinfoil hat.

  2. Avatar

    Toby Andrews

    Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 3:43 pm

    Me, keyboard warrior, try making a comment on the news item if you are capable.

  3. Avatar

    Mr S

    Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 7:16 pm

    Stop spreading unsubstantiated trite. Update your sources please. https://www.nationthailand.com/news/30391413?utm_source=homepage&utm_medium=internal_referral

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

A seasoned writer, with a degree in Creative Writing. Over ten years' experience in producing blog and magazine articles, news reports and website content.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Tourism13 hours ago

Alcohol ban predicted to damage Thailand’s reopening, reputation

Crime14 hours ago

Woman who cut safety rope of workers offers feeble excuse

Video14 hours ago

Thailand News Today | Dirty gloves probe, Bocelli & Lisa, ASEAN fallout | October 27

Sponsored22 hours ago

Top 5 dental clinics by Dental Corporations PLC in Thailand

Welcome back to Thailand!

Thaiger is getting behind local businesses for the restart of tourism in Thailand - up to 50% discounts across all advertising packages!

Coronavirus (Covid-19)15 hours ago

Police seize Covid-19 antiviral drugs allegedly stolen by hospital manager

Thailand15 hours ago

Student dies after receiving second Covid-19 vaccine shot

Coronavirus (Covid-19)15 hours ago

Foreign Ministry denies blocking Poland’s donation of vaccines

image
Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Thailand15 hours ago

Travellers now exempt from quarantine advised to directly contact AQ hotels for refund

Crime16 hours ago

Legal proceedings expected this week for “Joe Ferrari” death in custody case

Coronavirus (Covid-19)17 hours ago

Wednesday Covid Update: 8,452 new cases; provincial totals

Bangkok17 hours ago

Police bust Bangkok pub serving alcohol, 61 arrested

Bangkok17 hours ago

Russell Crowe bids Bangkok goodbye after much-praised tweets

Thailand18 hours ago

Thai government forms panel to probe the export of used medical gloves

ASEAN18 hours ago

Myanmar no-show a focus as ASEAN summit gets underway

Drugs18 hours ago

Police arrest 3 vans in Korat with 1.82 tonnes of marijuana

Thailand18 hours ago

Sedatives and painkillers, Thai new year – 3 million USD on 2 people | Thaiger Bites | Ep. 47

Thailand1 month ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism8 months ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism8 months ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand8 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism8 months ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand9 months ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand9 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand9 months ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand10 months ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand10 months ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand10 months ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand10 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand10 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Trending