One of 127 COVID-19 infected Thais in Egypt dies
One of 127 Thais in Egypt, who was infected with COVID-19, has died. 100 others are still receiving treatment and 26 have recovered.
The Thai Embassy in Cairo said, in a Facebook post on Tuesday, that the fatality was a 26-year old student, who developed a lung infection and was admitted to hospital for treatment, but died on July 24th.
Official Egyptian reports indicate the country has had a total of 92,482 infections, with 32,838 recoveries and 4,652 deaths.
The Thai Embassy has advised the Thais still there not to panic, but to take care of themselves by observing social distancing, wearing face masks when they are in public places and avoiding congested places.
Special repatriation flights are being arranged as soon as possible for those who want to return to Thailand, said the embassy.
Any Thais who need to contact the Thai Embassy can call the +201 0194 01243 hotline or the Honorary Thai Consular Office in Khartoum, Sudan, on + 249 12 345 5680, 249 12 345 6222 or 249 12 345 6763.