Covid-19

Announcing COVID Bangkok Aid: initiative to help and support to the elderly and most at risk amid COVID-19 pandemic

Imagine being 80 living alone or having no family during this social isolation period, it would be terrifying to go outside to do mundane things like running a simple errand or buying supplies. The risk is too high. For...

Thai organizations call for a TOTAL SHUTDOWN; public health ministry confirms the largest single-day climb at 60 cases

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health said on Thursday that it had discovered 60 more coronavirus cases; the largest increase over a 24-hour period since the outbreak began in January.The new cases bring the country's total to 272 confirmed cases....

[Breaking] Thailand confirms 60 new cases of coronavirus; largest single day climb since outbreak began

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health said on Thursday that it had discovered 60 more coronavirus cases; the largest increase over a 24-hour period since the outbreak began in January.The new cases brings the country's total to 272 confirmed...

Experts answer the public’s questions on the coronavirus outbreak; a summary

Earlier this week, Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, vice dean at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Marilynn Marchione, chief medical writer for the Associated Press, took to Reddit to answer the public’s questions about the coronavirus outbreak. We...

Thailand adds ten more at-risk countries to list; tourists from countries will face added measures

Thailand will add ten more countries to an at-risk list this Saturday, meaning incoming arrivals from the countries will face additional screening at arrival points.The ten new countries are Spain, France, Germany, Britain, Switzerland, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Denmark,...

Opinion: In a race to the bottom, Prayut stands with the worst world leaders

Our leaders seem to be headed in a competitive race to the bottom.  Trump, Pedro Sanchez of Spain, XI Jinping, even Generalissimo Prayut of Thailand have come under criticisms from their respective populace over their handling of the coronavirus...

Finance minister being tested for coronavirus; attended cabinet meeting after exposure

Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana will undergo tests for Covid-19 after it emerged that one police officer in his protection unit tested positive for the disease, local media reported late Wednesday.The finance ministry will now self-quarantine for 14 days...

Thai prime minister says he is prepared to shut down country

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha told reporters on Wednesday that he would be prepared to shut down the entire country if Thailand reaches stage 3 of the coronavirus outbreak.The government defines stage 3 of an outbreak as having...

UTCC said Thailand’s economy is heading towards a recession due to outbreak

The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC)’s President, Thanavath Phonvichai, said on Wednesday that Thailand’s economy is heading towards a recession of 0.5 per cent in 2020. The new GDP prediction from UTCC came after the cabinet approved...

Thailand announces 35 new coronavirus cases; fourth straight day of increase of 30 or more patients

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health said on Wednesday that it has confirmed 35 new cases of covid-19 bringing the total number of cases in the country to 212.It is the fourth straight day where cases have risen by...

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