23 May 2024

Six travellers, of the 4,510 who have arrived in Thailand since the reopening of the kingdom to international travellers on Monday (November 1st), have been found to be infected with COVID-19, according to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) today (Wednesday).

Three of the infected were not required to be quarantined while the three others were isolated. No further details about the six were available at the time of publication.

2,013 people flew into Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi international airport on Tuesday and, of these, 1,769 met the “test and go” criteria, which means they were not placed in quarantine. 79 were categorized as “sandbox” cases and subject to seven days in isolation and the remaining 101 passengers were required be quarantined for 10 days.

The top five countries from which people arrived since November 1st are Japan, Singapore, Germany, Qatar and China.