Million more doses of AstraZeneca delivered, 2 million more Sinovac doses due next week

One million more doses of AstraZeneca vaccine were delivered to Thailand’s Public Health Ministry today (Friday), which will be distributed across Thailand later today or tomorrow, according to Public Health…

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Thailand to ease some restrictions next Monday, COVID-19 zones adjusted

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) today (Friday) announced adjustments to COVID-19 monitoring zones and the easing of some restrictions, effective Monday (June 21st). All entertainment venues, pubs, bars…

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3,129 new COVID-19 infections in Thailand today, including 1,032 in Bangkok

COVID-19 infections in Bangkok continue to surge, with 1,032 new cases out of a total of 3,129 recorded nationwide today (Thursday). 30 more deaths were also recorded, according to the…

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Pheu Thai opposes PM’s plan to reopen Thailand to foreign visitors in 4 months

The opposition Pheu Thai Party is opposing Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s call to reopen Thailand to foreign visitors in the next 120 days, describing the mission as “gambling with the…

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Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine not yet approved in Thailand due to lack of data

Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is yet to be approved by Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA), as vital data remains missing, the organisation said today (Wednesday). The latest information,…

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Thai Central Bank instructed to review interest rate caps on personal loans

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed the Bank of Thailand (BoT) to review the caps on interest rates charged for personal loans, which include credit cards, ready cash cards, vehicle…

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2,310 new COVID-19 cases, 43 more deaths in Thailand on Thursday

Thailand recorded 2,310 new COVID-19 cases and 43 more deaths today (Thursday), as 3,035 people recover from their infections. CCSA Assistant Spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan said today that infections in…

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Thai parliament approves 500 billion baht borrowing to fight COVID-19

Thailand’s House of Representatives approved an executive decree today (Thursday), authorizing the Finance Ministry to borrow up to 500 billion baht for the fight against COVID-19, assistance for people affected…

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12 recent deaths not related to COVID-19 vaccines

12 recent deaths had nothing to do with the COVID-19 vaccine, according to medical experts from the Public Health Ministry, while 15 others are still under investigation. Yesterday, Dr. Chawetsan…

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2,680 new COVID-19 cases recorded on Wednesday, one more cluster found in Bangkok

Thailand recorded 2,680 new COVID-19 cases and 35 more deaths today (Wednesday), as a new cluster has been found at a company in Din Daeng district, where 54 out of…

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Half of Japanese think Olympics will go ahead whether they want or not: poll

Half of the Japanese public think the Olympics will take place this summer whether they want it to or not, a survey by Yomiuri daily newspaper showed on Monday, less…

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A workshop of a company which produces medical protective equipment in Jishou, in central China’s Hunan province. (Photo by STR / AFP)

China reports its exports up 28% and imports hit decade-high

China’s exports rose 27.9 percent in May while imports grew at the fastest pace in more than a decade as the global economy powers back from the pandemic crisis, data…

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The naming of COVID variants invites another pandemic – of racism

Many Thais were shocked and frustrated at international news reports identifying a “Thai variant” of COVID-19 last week. Among them was Medical Sciences Department director-general Dr. Supakit Sirilak, who said…

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Daily COVID infections in Thailand reach a new high with 5,485 on Monday

Daily new COVID-19 infections in Thailand surged to a new high of 5,485 today (Monday), including 1,953 cases among prison inmates, and there were 19 more deaths. CCSA Assistant Spokesperson…

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One million Sinopharm vaccine doses to be delivered to Thailand in June

One million doses of the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine will be delivered to Thailand next month, the Chulabhorn Royal Academy announced today (Friday), the same day on which Thailand’s Food and…

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Fully vaccinated taxi drivers now have ‘Vaccine’ sign on vehicle

With a green illuminated sign that reads “Vaccine” installed on top of the car, taxi drivers who have been fully vaccinated are earning more during the COVID-19 pandemic. Managing Director…

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New poll shows most parents worry about schools reopening amid COVID-19

A poll, conducted by Thailand’s Health Department, has revealed that many parents remain very concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic, ahead of the scheduled school reopening on June 14th. A whopping…

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Thailand records new daily death toll high of 47, while logging 3,323 new infections

The daily death toll from COVID-19 infections increased to a new high of 47, including a pregnant woman, today (Thursday). 3,323 new infections were also reported, including 1,219 cases among…

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Chulabhorn Royal Academy to procure alternative COVID-19 vaccines

Thailand’s Chulabhorn Royal Academy is to procure alternative makes of COVID-19 vaccines, to supplement those being acquired by the government, without going through the Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO). The acquisition…

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Covid lab origin theory gains traction in United States

Long dismissed as a kooky conspiracy theory favored by the far right, the idea that Covid emerged from a lab leak in Wuhan has been gaining increasing momentum in the…

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Xavier Becerra, nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, answers questions during his Senate Finance Committee nomination hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., February 24, 2021. Greg Nash/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

U.S. calls for ‘transparent’ new investigation into COVID origins

The United States called on Tuesday for international experts to be allowed to evaluate the source of the coronavirus and the “early days of the outbreak” in a second phase…

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FILE PHOTO: Volunteers from the Khan Trust prepare to cremate the body of a person who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Kurukshetra Crematorium in Surat, India, May 11, 2021./ REUTERS

COVID-19 death tolls are likely a “significant undercount”, WHO says

Official tolls showing the number of deaths directly or indirectly attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to be a “significant undercount”, the World Health Organization said on Friday, saying…

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Inside Bang Sue Grand Station

On-site vaccination facility to open Monday at Bang Sue Grand Station

The Bang Sue Grand Station has been designated, by the Transport Ministry, to be an on-site COVID-19 vaccination centre for about 370,000 workers in the public transport sector, such as…

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Indian variant found in community for first time at Laksi worker camp

A construction worker housing facility in Bangkok’s Laksi area has been placed under extraordinarily tight control after 15 workers there tested positive for the highly contagious Indian variant of COVID-19,…

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‘Mor Mai Thon’ doctors petition for more vaccine alternatives

A group of doctors, who call themselves “Mor Mai Thon”, which translates as “doctors won’t take it anymore”, has launched a petition on change.org, demanding that the Public Health Minister…

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Bang Kapi market closed for 3 days to contain the spread of COVID-19

The Bang Kapi district office has ordered the closure of Bang Kapi fresh market for three days, starting Thursday, after 53 people working at and living around the market have…

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A local resident listens to medical staffs before queing up for the COVID-19 virus testing at the Wanhua District in Taipei on May 19, 2021. / AFP

Taiwan raises coronavirus alert level after spike in infections

Taiwan on Wednesday raised its coronavirus alert level, tightening social distancing measures as it battled a widening outbreak. The Level 3 alert was imposed on the entire island with entertainment…

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Vials of the Chinese made Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine / AFP

Public Health Ministry accepts more COVID-19 vaccine from China

Thailand’s Public Health Minister, Anutin Charnvirakul, accepted delivery of 500,000 more doses from China’s Sinovac from Yang Xin, Chargé D’affaires at the Chinese Embassy in Thailand. Yang Xin said, during…

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Bangkok residents queue to get tested for COVID-19 at the Thai-Japanese Sports Stadium in Din Daeng district.

Daily new COVID-19 infections reach record high of 9,635 cases today, with 6,800+ in prisons

New COVID-19 infections in Thailand today increased exponentially, to a new single day record of 9,635 cases, thanks to the inclusion of 6,853 infections among prison inmates, according to the…

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Across England, Wales and most of Scotland, indoor hospitality in pubs will return despite concerns over the spread of a more transmissible variant of the coronavirus / AFP

UK Covid-19 restrictions eased despite variant concerns

Most of the UK took a major step towards normality on Monday as coronavirus restrictions were eased, despite concerns over the spread of a more transmissible Covid variant. Across England,…

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Corrections Department ensures no concealing actual number of COVID-19 infections, as cases surpasses 10,000

The Corrections Department said it has not, and will not conceal the actual number of COVID-19 infections among prison inmates. The doubts among the public began when the number of…

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Children walk home with their guardians after school in Singapore on May 17, 2021/ AFP

Singapore warns new virus strains infecting more children, shuts schools

Singapore will close schools from Wednesday as authorities warned new coronavirus strains like the one first detected in India were affecting more children in the city-state. The government has been…

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6.39 million Thais have applied for COVID-19 vaccination

About 6.39 million Thais have registered for COVID-19 vaccinations via the Mor Prom application, according to the Facebook page of the government’s app today (Monday). Of these, 715,446 are in…

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CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin

2,256 new COVID-19 infections and 30 more deaths recorded on Friday

Thailand recorded 2,256 new COVID-19 cases, including 1,087 cases in Bangkok alone today (Friday), and 30 more deaths, including a 15-year old, the youngest fatality so far, according to CCSA…

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Govt to get tough on fake news about COVID-19 and vaccines

Officials at the Thai government’s Anti-Fake News Centre have been instructed to intensify their efforts to prevent and crack down on fake news, which is deemed detrimental to life and…

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Inmates nationwide expected to be inoculated in June

Thailand’s department of corrections is planning to inoculate all inmates nationwide, beginning with people at high-risk, such as those over 60, those with a high BMI and those with congenital…

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Thais first then most foreigners will be vaccinated later, possibly from August

The Thai government has promised to vaccinate all residents of Thailand, including non-Thai citizens, but priority will be given to citizens first and non-citizens will possibly have to wait until…

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Congestion, poor ventilation among causes of COVID-19 transmission in factories

Congestion, poor ventilation and sharing of the same drinking vessels have been blamed as the main causes of the spread of COVID-19 in five factories, with more than 500 workers…

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Panusaya Rung

Corrections Dept. claims protest leader ‘Rung’ did not contract COVID-19 in prison

Thailand’s Corrections Department said today (Thursday) that anti-establishment protest leader Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul did not contract COVID-19 in detention, after the 22-year-old announced her infection yesterday. Panusaya was in quarantine…

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Phuket to open to fully vaccinated, COVID-19 free foreign tourists without quarantine in July

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will proceed with its plans to attract foreign tourists to the resort island of Phuket, without compulsory quarantine, starting July 1st this year, with…

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Thailand logs all-time high single day infections of 4,887 and 32 more deaths

Thailand’s daily new COVID-19 infections surged to an all-time high of 4,887 cases today (Thursday), including 2,835 among inmates in Bangkok’s two main remand prisons, while there were 32 more…

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Thai Revenue Dept. denies imported COVID-19 vaccines are double taxed

Thailand’s Revenue Department has refuted an allegation that it will levy double taxation on COVID-19 vaccines imported by the private sector, resulting in higher charges for inoculations. Sommai Siriudomset, spokesperson…

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Thai domestic airlines remind PM of their need for financial help and vaccines

The Airlines Association of Thailand (AAT) today called on the government to speed up the injection of funding, in the form of soft loans, to seven Thai airlines and to…

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Thailand records new Covid-19 death toll high at 34 while logging 1,983 new cases

Thailand’s daily Covid-19 death toll hit record high today (Wednesday) at 34, while logging in 1,983 new cases, 1,226 of which are severe, including 401 who are on ventilators, according…

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22 COVID-19 cases found in Thailand’s national women’s volleyball team

22 COVID-19 positive cases have been found in Thailand’s national women’s volleyball team, according to the Thailand Volleyball Association. 22 players and team staff, of the 37 team members, tested…

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Relatives mourn as they arrive for the cremation of their loved one who died due to the Covid-19 coronavirus, at a crematorium in New Delhi on May 11, 2021 / AFP

India coronavirus death toll passes 250,000, variant spreads

India’s coronavirus death toll passed 250,000 on Wednesday as the World Health Organization said the variant fuelling the surge had been found in dozens of countries across the globe. While…

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Thailand’s largest wholesale vegetable market partially closed for three days

Simummuang Market, Thailand’s biggest vegetable and fruit distribution centre located in Pathum Thani province’s Lam Luk Ka district, is partially closed from today (Wednesday) until Friday after some workers there…

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Over 60s in Thailand to have option of Sinovac vaccine, not just AstraZeneca

People aged 60 or over in Thailand now have the option of having the Chinese-made Sinovac, instead of just AstraZeneca’s vaccine, in a sudden change of policy by the National…

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Bangkok residents get vaccinated against the coronavirus disease.

Bangkok records daily new high of 869 cases as Thailand sees 27 more deaths

Bangkok recorded a single day’s new high today (Friday) with 869 new Covid-19 cases, as Thailand added 2,044 new cases and 27 more deaths, according to the The Centre for…

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191 COVID-19 infections found in new Bang Khae cluster

191 COVID-19 infections have been found so far in Bangkok’s Bang Khae district, through proactive screening, in a new cluster traced to a shopping mall in the area, according to…

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Pfizer agrees to sell 10-20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Thailand

Pfizer has agreed to reserve 10-20 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine for Thailand, expected to be delivered in the third and fourth quarters of this year, Deputy Prime Minister…

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At 1.2% Thailand ranks sixth in ASEAN for population inoculation

Thailand ranks sixth among ASEAN’s 10 member countries for COVID-19 vaccination of their population, at 1.2%, with over 1.6 million doses being administered, according to the Ministry of Higher Education,…

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1,911 new COVID cases and 18 additional deaths in Thailand

Thailand recorded 1,911 new COVID-19 cases and 18 more deaths today (Thursday). 29,680 patients are still being treated in hospitals, including 1,073 severe cases, of which 356 are on ventilators,…

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Family members of COVID-19 victims leave as their funeral pyres burn at an open crematorium set up at a granite quarry on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 / AP

India hits another grim record as it scrambles oxygen supply

Infections in India hit another grim daily record on Thursday as demand for medical oxygen jumped seven-fold and the government denied reports that it was slow in distributing life-saving supplies…

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Brazilian COVID variant detected in Thai state quarantine as daily infections surge

The Brazilian COVID-19 variant has been detected among some arrivals from overseas currently in Thai state quarantine, assistant spokesperson for the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan…

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2,112 new COVID-19 cases and 15 more deaths on Wednesday

Thailand recorded 2,112 new COVID-19 cases and 15 fatalities today (Wednesday), according to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA). Cumulative infections, since April 1st, are 46,037 and the death…

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Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE kit) attends to Covid-19 coronavirus positive patients inside a banquet hall temporarily converted into a covid care centre in New Delhi on April 28, 2021 / AFP

India’s coronavirus infections cross 18 million; record number of daily deaths

India’s total COVID-19 cases passed 18 million on Thursday after another world record daily infection and as the government rejected reports of problems with its vaccine campaign. India reported 379,257…

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File / Beds and items provided to patients in a field hospital set up in the Bangkok Arena indoor multi-purpose sporting venue to accomodate an upsurge in the number of Covid-19 coronavirus cases in the country.

As daily COVID-19 infections surge, concerns mount over ICU capacity

As the daily number of Thailand’s new COVID-19 infections surged to a new high of 2,070 today (Friday), public health officials have expressed concern that existing ICU capacity will not…

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The new virus emergencies come with just three months until the Tokyo Olympics open / AFP

Japan faces new virus emergencies, three months before Olympics

Japan’s government is to declare virus states of emergencies in Tokyo and three other regions on Friday, exactly three months before the Olympic opening ceremony, as new infections surge. The…

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17 medics at Samut Prakan hospital isolated after patient lies about contact with an infected person

Seventeen medical personnel at Samut Prakan provincial hospital have been quarantined after a patient failed to disclose information about his contact with a person infected with COVID-19. The hospital said,…

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1,582 new COVID cases in Thailand as disease spreads nationwide

COVID-19 infections in Thailand surged to 1,582 cases today (Friday), and the disease has now spread to all 77 provinces. According to Dr. Chawetsan Namwat, of the Disease Control Department,…

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COVID zoning system adjusted to just Red, Orange to reflect current situation

Thailand’s National Communicable Disease Committee has revised the COVID-19 zoning system, in line with the worsening situation, by dividing the country into just Red and Orange zones, instead of Red,…

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Oxford pauses COVID-19 vaccine study in kids, awaits more data on blood clot issues

The University of Oxford said on Tuesday it had paused a small UK trial testing the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with AstraZeneca Plc in children and teenagers, as it waits…

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26 new COVID-19 cases and 122 additional recoveries in Thailand

Thailand recorded 26 new COVID-19 cases and 122 additional recoveries today (Thursday), according to the CCSA. Of the 26 new cases, 21 are locally-acquired infections, including 8 cases found during…

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Leaders of 23 countries back pandemic treaty idea for future emergencies

BRUSSELS – Leaders of 23 countries and the World Health Organisation on Tuesday backed an idea to create an international treaty that would help the world deal with future health…

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Chinese firm to make 60 mn doses of Russia’s Sputnik vaccine

Russia has agreed a deal for more than 60 million doses of its Sputnik V vaccine to be produced in China from May, the jab’s developer said on Monday. The…

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39 new COVID-19 cases as new Saphan Soong cluster emerges

Thailand recorded 39 new COVID-19 cases today (Monday), as health officials keep a close watch on a new cluster in the Saphan Soong district of Bangkok, related to the Bang…

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134 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Friday

Thailand recorded 134 new COVID-19 cases, including 128 locally-acquired infections and 6 cases among arrivals from abroad, on Friday. Of the locally-acquired infections, Bangkok saw the most cases, with 82…

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Thailand investigates a post-COVID-19 inoculation death

Thai public health officials are investigating the death of a COVID-19 vaccine recipient. Vice Minister of Public Health, Dr. Sophon Mekthon, said Friday that the fatality was one of two…

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297 COVID cases among illegal immigrants at detention centres in Bangkok

An additional 297 illegal immigrants from Myanmar, Vietnam and Cambodia, currently being held in Bangkok immigration detention centres in Bang Khen and Suan Plu, have been found to be infected…

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Justice Ministry refutes Ratsadon leaders’ foul play claim, accuses them of resisting COVID screening

Thailand’s Ministry of Justice has explained that three detained Ratsadon leaders refused to be separated for COVID-19 screening, after the court allowed them to be transferred from Thonburi to Bangkok…

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Another death and 92 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand today

Thailand recorded one more death from COVID-19 and 92 new cases today (Thursday), including 40 in Samut Sakhon province and 21 in Bangkok. According to the CCSA, there are 78…

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City Hall starts mass inoculations related to Bang Khae markets

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has started the vaccination of vendors who are close to those already infected in the six markets in Bang Khae district of Bangkok, family members…

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COVID-19 inoculation of Thailand’s PM confirmed for tomorrow

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha will be inoculated with the AstraZeneca vaccine tomorrow (Tuesday), after the sudden postponement on Friday due to concerns over blood clots post vaccination. A subsequent investigation…

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107 COVID-19 cases linked to Bang Khae markets, 78 new cases recorded today

The Bang Khae market COVID-19 cluster has, so far, increased to 107 infections in Bangkok, Suphan Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Phetchaburi and Samut Sakhon, as Thailand recorded 78 new COVID-19 cases…

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58 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, cabinet to be inoculated on Friday

Thailand today recorded 58 new COVID-19 cases and 54 additional recoveries, according to the CCSA. The new cases include 53 locally-acquired infections and five among arrivals from abroad in state…

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Songkran festivities may be allowed without water splashing

Songkran festivities may be allowed this year, but without water splashing. This will, however, have to be proposed to and sanctioned by the CCSA first. The Secretary General of the…

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7 day quarantine for arrivals from abroad with vaccination certificate from April, excluding S. Africa

The Thai National Communicable Disease Committee has decided to shorten the mandatory quarantine period for vaccinated people arriving from abroad, from 14 to 7 days, effective from April, with the…

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Another death and 54 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand

One more fatality and 54 new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Thailand today, according to the CCSA. The fatality was a 63-year old diabetic Bangkok resident who suffered from hypertension…

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319 Thais injected with Sinovac vaccine on Sunday, no severe side effects case yet

Altogether 319 Thais, including Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, were given Sinovac vaccine injections on Sunday and, so far, there has not been a single case of severe side effects….

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89 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Monday

Thailand recorded 89 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, including 73 locally-acquired infections and 16 among arrivals from abroad in state quarantine, said CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan at the…

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Thailand records 130 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Friday

COVID-19 has claimed another life today and 130 new infections have been recorded, according to the CCSA. CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan said that the death was that of…

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CCSA deputy spokesperson, Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan

150 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Thursday

Thailand recorded 150 new COVID-19 cases and 249 more recoveries today, pushing cumulative infections, since early last year, to 25,111, according to the CCSA. CCSA deputy spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan…

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Thailand records two more deaths, 143 new COVID cases

The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported two more deaths from COVID-19 and 143 new cases today (Monday). According to CCSA deputy spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan, one of the…

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Marion Koopmans, right, and Peter Ben Embarek, center, of the World Health Organization team say farewell to their Chinese counterpart Liang Wannian, left, after a WHO-China Joint Study Press Conference held at the end of the WHO mission in Wuhan, China. / AP

WHO team: Coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China lab

The coronavirus most likely first appeared in humans after jumping from an animal, a team of international and Chinese scientists looking for the origins of COVID-19 said Tuesday, saying an…

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Thai health officials skeptical about vaccine passports

Thai health officials are not convinced about the “vaccine passport” idea, which would allow travellers, who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter Thailand without the need to endure 14-days…

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586 new COVID-19 cases recorded on Friday

The CCSA’s deputy spokesperson, Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan, announced that 586 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded today, 573 are local transmissions and 13 are from abroad. The new cases raise…

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Samut Sakhon still has most daily new cases, Bangkok intensifies proactive screening

Thailand recorded 809 new COVID-19 cases today (Thursday), 13 of whom are imported cases, with no new fatalities. Most of the new cases are asymptomatic. This brings the national total…

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This file photo taken on April 20, 2020 shows a security guard standing outside a COVID-19 coronavirus clinic in Lower Hutt, near Wellington. – New Zealand health officials on January 24, 2021 confirmed the first case of Covid-19 in the community for more than two months, sparking urgent contract-tracing efforts north of Auckland. (Photo by Marty MELVILLE / AFP)

New Zealand confirms two more virus cases in community

New Zealand confirmed two new cases of the more virulent South African Covid-19 strain in the community Thursday, as investigators scrambled to determine how the virus breached border controls. Health officials said the pair,…

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CCSA to consider easing restrictions on Friday, possibly reopening schools

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is due to meet this Friday to consider easing restrictions, imposed nationally since the onset of the second COVID-19 outbreak in mid-December. CCSA…

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High risk group poses a serious COVID-19 concern in Samut Sakhon

A senior health official in Samut Sakhon province has expressed serious concern over a high-risk group of about 15,000 people who are still travelling and working as normal and risking…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 26, 2021

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FLIE / Medical officials test a man for the COVID-19 coronavirus at a seafood market in Samut Sakhon / AFP

Field hospitals in Samut Sakhon standing by to admit 800 new COVID-19

Field hospitals in Thailand’s coastal province of Samut Sakhon were placed on standby on Monday to receive the around 800 new COVID-19 cases, expected after health officials began screening as…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 25, 2021

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Prayut’s moment of truth arrives

The prime minister can be forgiven if he assumes that his previous problems were “political”, albeit ones that had more to do with ideology and power play than genuine well-being…

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10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of January 16, 2021

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188 new COVID-19 cases and 628 recoveries recorded in Thailand on Friday

Thailand recorded 188 new COVID-19 cases today, while 628 people have recovered from the disease, according to CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin. The new infections are 154 locally-acquired, including 73…

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249 new COVID-19 cases today, increase in middle-aged women getting infected

Thailand today has recorded 249 new COVID-19 cases, raising the cumulative total to 10,547 since early last year, including 6,090 cases since December 15th, when the first infection of the…

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