6 June 2024

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has announced five more COVID-19 clusters in Bangkok, bringing total to 34, scattered across 20 districts of the capital. Eight of them are, however, reportedly nearly under control.

The new clusters are at Bang Kapi market, with 20 new infections, a warehouse in Bang Sue district, with 73 infections, an ice factory in Chatuchak district, with 5 infections, and two housing facilities for construction workers in Bang Kho Laem and Don Muang districts, where 3 and 20 infections were found respectively, according to BMA Spokesperson Pongsakorn Kwanmuang today (Thursday).

17 clusters, on the highest level of alert, are in Din Daeng, Ratchathewi, Lak Si, Dusit, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Klong Toey, Bang Rak, Sathorn, Phra Nakhon, Prawet, Bangkok Noi, Huai Khwang and Bang Khen districts. Four clusters in Wattana, Suan Luang, Chatuchak, and Ratchathewi districts are also on high-alert.

The eight clusters, which are likely to be under control, are in Tawee Wattana, Pathumwan, Sathorn, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Samphanthawong, Chatuchak, Lad Phrao and Suan Luang districts.

Bangkok remains the epicentre of the third wave of COVID-19 in Thailand.