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  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Thailand’s first Omicron variant Covid-19 death in Hat Yai

    An official from the Ministry of Public Health announced that today Thailand had its first reported death from the Omicron variant of Covid-19. The death recorded in Songkhla province in the south of Thailand was an 86 year old woman from Hat Yai. She had Alzheimer’s and was bedridden. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health said the elderly…

  • Coronavirus Vaccines

    Bangkok doctor who received 2 doses of Sinovac dies of Covid-19

    The death from Covid-19 of another fully vaccinated healthcare worker has led to increased calls for Pfizer booster shots. The Bangkok Post reports that the death of Dr Saranya Lapanich was announced on Facebook by Anutra Chittinandana from the Royal College of Physicians of Thailand. Dr Saranya, who was also known as Dr Am, worked at Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital in…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Nurse dies of Covid-19 a week after receiving first dose of Sinovac

    A nurse has died of Covid-19 a week after getting her first dose of the Sinovac vaccine, with a doctor saying she wouldn’t have built up enough immunity in that time. 45 year old Uraiwan Chantharaplin died at Rajavithi Hospital in Bangkok, with the death confirmed by Samutsakhon Hospital where she worked. The Bangkok Post reports that on July 25,…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Firefighter in this month’s factory fire dies suddenly of Covid-19

    One of the brave firefighters who battled the recent factory fire in Samut Prakan July 5 was diagnosed today with Covid-19, just hours before he died from the virus. Naruphon Wongyaem was among the teams that responded to the explosion at the Ming Dih Chemical Co factory just south of Bangkok in Samut Prakan’s Bang Phli district. After putting out…

  • Phuket

    Phuket reports sixth Covid-19 death in current outbreak

    The southern island of Phuket, just days away from launching its pilot re-opening scheme, has recorded a sixth death from Covid-19. The death has been reported in the Phuket News this morning, following an announcement from the island’s Provincial Public Health Office. The patient is the fourth Phuket person to die of Covid-19 in the last 3 weeks. Officials have…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Covid-19 patients with high blood pressure at high risk of death -CCSA

    Covid-19 patients with high blood pressure have the highest risk of death followed by patients infected with the coronavirus who underlying conditions of diabetes or high cholesterol, according to data from Thailand’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. Since the start of the pandemic last year, the CCSA has reported 486 coronavirus-related deaths. Out of those fatalities, 392 were reported after…

  • Thailand

    Popular Thai comedian Kom Chauncheun dies of Covid-19

    Covid-19 claimed the life of Kom Chauncheun, a popular Thai comedian, who died this morning after an 18-day hospital stay. The comedian tested positive for the Coronavirus 18 days ago and checked into the hospital immediately after. He had been treated at a private hospital but transferred to Ramathibodhi Hospital, a government-run facility as his condition worsened. On Thursday Kom…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Hospital in north-east suspends non-urgent treatment after patient dies of Covid-19

    A hospital in the north-eastern province of Buriram has temporarily closed for non-urgent treatment after a patient died from complications arising from Covid-19. Prakhon Chai Hospital has announced the closure on its Facebook page, saying all non-urgent treatment is suspended for 2 days, to allow for deep cleaning and disinfecting of several wards. All medical staff who had contact with…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    CCSA Update: 157 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death

    157 new Covid-19 cases and 1 new death were reported today in the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s daily briefing. Thailand now has 4,909 active cases. Since the start of the pandemic last year, the CCSA has reported a total of 23,903 Covid-19 infections and 80 coronavirus-related deaths. Out of the 157 new cases, 106 cases were detected in active…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    CCSA Update: 59 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death

    The new wave of cases has been on a downward slope in recent weeks. Today’s count of 59 new Covid-19 cases is the lowest daily count since mid-December. A coronavirus-related death was also reported today in the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s daily briefing. A 48 year old Thai woman died after testing positive for Covid-19. The woman worked as…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    CCSA Update: 305 new Covid-19 infections and 1 death

    305 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death were reported today in the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s daily briefing. Thailand now has 5,048 active Covid-19 cases. In total, there have been 9,636 Covid-19 cases and 67 coronavirus virus-related deaths reported since last year. An 88 year old cancer patient who had recently travelled to Rayong died yesterday after testing positive…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Retired Thai official with Covid-19 dies after returning to Thailand

    A 66 year old retired Thai official diagnosed with Covid-19 died yesterday following his return to Thailand from the United Kingdom, according to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. Thailand’s total number of Covid-19 related deaths is now at 60. The man flew into Thailand from the United Kingdom on October 19 and tested positive the next day while at…