Covid numbers

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    Thailand News Update | Five senior police in Patong side-lined over ‘bribes’ allegations

    New info has now been posted on the Thailand Pass website. The slight changes, which starts today, will now allow applicants to arrive on a different day to the date originally approved in their Thailand Pass application and their QR code… as long as it’s no more than 7 days either side of the original date. If you are travelling…

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    Thailand Pass, Punishing the government, Firing Jay | Thaiger Bites

    Jay and Tim go through your messages, comments and feedback from Youtube, Facebook, Instagram and the Thaiger Talk forum on the website. Thaiger Bites, Ep.81

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    Old Thai buses, Refusing vaccines, Masks | Thaiger Bites | Ep.73

    Jay and Tim go through your video messages, comments and feedback from Youtube, Facebook, Instagram and Thaiger Talk forum on the website.

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    Thailand News Today | Tax on highly skilled foreigners lowered, Covid numbers rising | October 11

    The Thai government is considering cutting the income tax rate for highly-skilled foreign workers. Meanwhile, Rural Doctors Society is questioning Thailand’s official Covid numbers, arguing that the number of daily new cases is going up, not down.

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    Worldwide Covid-19 infections may be levelling off again

    The World Health Organisation said this week that Covid-19 may be plateauing worldwide after 2 months of steady increases. The global Covid-19 totals saw 4.5 million new infections and 68,000 new deaths this week, stats that reveal only a marginal increase over last week’s totals of 4.4 million infections and 66,000 deaths. According to the WHO’s epidemiological update, the worldwide…

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    Covid UPDATE: 21,882 new infections, provincial totals

    The CCSA has confirmed 21,882 new infections of the Coronavirus and 209 Covid-related deaths around Thailand. 245 of today’s cases were detected in the Thai prison system. 21,106 patients have been released from hospitals and field hospitals. 210,943 patients are currently still under state care, 5,615 people are considered in a critical condition, and 1,172 patients are on artificial respiration…

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    Covid UPDATE Sunday: 21,882 new infections, 209 deaths, new briefs

    Today the Thai public health department has announced 21,882 new infections of the Coronavirus and 209 Covid-related deaths. 245 were detected in the Thai prison system. 21,106 patients have been released from hospitals and field hospitals. 210,943 patients are currently still under state care, 5,615 people are considered in a critical condition, whilst 1,172 patients are on artificial respiration –…

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    Covid UPDATE: New high of 21,838 infections, provincial totals

    This morning the Thai public health department has announced 21,838 new infections along with 212 Covid-related deaths. 923 of the new cases have emerged from Thai prisons. 21,108 patients have been released from hospitals in the past 24 hours, significantly, nearly the same amount of new cases announced over the past 24 hours. 5,159 patients remain in “serious condition” whilst…

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    Covid UPDATE Saturday: 21,838 new infections – a new record, news briefs

    This morning the Thai public health department has announced 21,838 new infections along with 212 Covid-related deaths. 923 of the new cases have emerged from Thai prisons. 21,108 patients have been released from hospitals in the past 24 hours, significantly, nearly the same amount of new cases announced over the past 24 hours. 5,159 patients remain in “serious condition” whilst…

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    Covid UPDATE: 4,161 new infections, 51 deaths, provincial totals

    Today the public health department announced 51 deaths and 4,161 new infections of Covid-19. Only 72 were related to detections in Thai prisons, a further drop in prisoners testing positive for the coronavirus. Here is Saturday’s announcement of Provincial cases announced in the past 24 hours. Notably Chon Buri added a whopping 320 new infections to today’s total. Phuket, ready…

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    Covid UPDATE Saturday: 4,161 new infections, 51 deaths

    For Saturday, the trend of new infections, and deaths, from Covid-related disease, remains on the rise. Today the public health department announced 51 deaths and 4,161 new infections of Covid-19. Only 72 were related to detections in Thai prisons, a further drop in prisoners testing positive for the coronavirus. As the Thai government is faced with its worst week of…

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    Thailand News Today | Drive-thru vaccines, more vaccines on the way, Samui Sandbox? | June 9

    The Thai government is ordering 20 million doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine, along with 5 million of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine. Public Health Ministry has instructed Thai hospitals to honour vaccination appointments, even though they may not have received the number of doses expected. Police have arrested a group of Burmese migrants and an alleged guide from…

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    Thailand News Today | Bangkok extends restrictions, Brits told to stay away from Thailand | May 17

    High infection report stems from more positive infections emerging from Bangkok’s prison system, Bangkok city hall has announced an extension of temporary closures of public venues in Bangkok until May 31, a new arrival regime in Phuket, Brits were told to bypass countries that are designated as amber, including Thailand, for this year’s summer holidays and drugs valued at nearly100…

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    Monday Covid UPDATE: 1,630 new cases and 22 deaths

    Monday’s totals have been announced for Covid-19 infections and new deaths over the past 24 hours. The Thai public health ministry reports 22 deaths and 1,630 infections. • The only 5 imported Covid-19 cases yesterday were from neighbouring countries, Cambodia, Malaysia and Myanmar. Authorities say that patrols will have to be stepped up at this time to control the illegal border…

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    Thailand News Today | Promise to vaccinate expats, Thailand “electric vehicle hub” | May 6

    Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration has denied that the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine is already in Thailand, The Thai government has ambitious plans to turn the Kingdom into a Southeast Asian hub for the manufacture of electric vehicles., The Thai Hotels Association is urging the government to extend the domestic travel stimulus schemes, set to end on September 30 and Thai…

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    Thailand News Today | 15 Covid deaths, school postponed?, Super Moon | April 27

    A new wave of Covid-19 infections this month is leading to a drastic drop in occupancy rates at Thailand hotels, 2,179 new Covid-19 cases and 15 coronavirus-related deaths reported today by the CCSA, Thailand’s government schools may see another delay in reopening if the current rate of infections continues., Hua Hin is working on a proposal to welcome vaccinated foreign…

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    Thailand News Today | 2-tier pricing uproar, Ministry to pay 11.8 B baht compensation | April 22

    Expats and other foreign travellers living in Thailand are up in arms after Phuket officials confirmed that foreigners arriving on the island would have to pay for a rapid Covid-19 test that is free for Thais. The testing requirement is part of the latest restrictions now in force to combat the spread of the virus on the island. However, it…

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    Thailand News Today | Vaccine passports announced, hospital-dodgers to be prosecuted | April 21

    The president of the Thai Hotels Association says many properties are now considering shutting down for the entire low season as a result of the Covid-19 resurgence. They claim that smaller hotels simply don’t necessarily have the resources of the larger chains and are struggling with cash flow and crippled by low tourist demand. They say many are considering shutting…

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    Covid UPDATE: 1,390 new infections, 3 new deaths

    Thailand’s CCSA has reported a total of 1,390 new Covid infections today, tallied from Thailand’s 77 provinces in the past 24 hours. The tally is a welcome drop in new case reports after the last 5 days’ record levels of new infections. Yesterday there were 1,767 new infections reported by the CCSA. 3 more people have died of Covid-related illnesses, 14,851…

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    Covid UPDATE: Daily infection number drops slightly on Tuesday

    965 people have been detected as infected with Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. The daily total is the first drop in daily numbers for 13 days. 28,288 people have fully recovered. The total deaths remains at 97 people since the start of the pandemic in Thailand. 6,190 people remain under hospital care or are being monitored. 654 of today’s…

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    Covid UPDATE: 985 new infections in Thailand, a small rise since yesterday

    The CCSA has announced 985 new Covid-19 infections today – a rise in new case numbers but not as drastic as in the past week when there has been a steady climb… April 12 – 6 new infections April 2 – 58 new infections April 3 – 84 new infections April 4 – 96 new infections April 5 – 194…