Bed shortage

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Dying Samut Prakan mother tells daughters to go to orphanage

    Yesterday, 2 young girls had to be rescued from their home in Samut Prakan, a province south of Bangkok. They had watched their mother die of Covid and would later test positive for Covid themselves. The dying mother told her daughters to go to an orphanage. The 2 young girls were ages 7 and 9. The unnamed 9 year old…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Ayutthaya logs 255 new infections, hospital beds full

    Today, Ayutthaya, the province a few hours north of Bangkok, revealed they had 255 new Covid infections and 3 deaths. Also, all their main hospitals and field hospitals have run out of beds, says the governor Panu Yaemsri. The total cases for the province are now just shy of 7,000 people. The death stands at 52. The governor says of…

  • Thailand

    Bangkok’s Siriraj Hospital closes emergency room until further notice

    Yesterday, Siriraj Piyamaharajkarun Hospital in Bangkok declared that it has to temporarily close its Emergency Room, until… further notice, as there are more patients than there is room. The hospital played coy as to when the ER will resume normal operations. However, they did apologise to people for the inconvenience. Another hospital, Rajavithi Hospital announced they would be stopping general…