Covid-19

Nine cabinet ministers in self-quarantine after transport minister tests positive

Nine ministers are now in self-quarantine, the government said on Wednesday, after Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob tested positive for Covid-19.Saksayam was admitted to Buriram Hospital with a high fever on Wednesday and later tested positive.Natreeya Thaweewong, a government...

Have you been to these places in Bangkok? Please consider getting tested

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has announced that it was closely monitoring the Covid-19 situation after several outbreak clusters have occurred inside the city.If you have been to these places during the past two weeks, please consider getting...

BJT Party in self-quarantine after covid exposure; transport minister admitted with high fever

The Bhumjai Thai Party (BJT) is in self-quarantine and they will not join the parliament session on Wednesday because of possible exposure to the Covid-19.Saksayam Chidchob, the transport minister and a senior leader within the party, is now...

An affluent outbreak sees Thailand’s high society quarantined; Songkran could see virus spread

On Tuesday, Thailand's Ministry of Public Health announced that 250 people tested positive for Covid-19 sparking fears that a Bangkok-based outbreak cluster could mean a third-wave of coronavirus infections.The cluster, which started in fresh markets in the city,...

Been to one of these Bangkok bars recently? Get tested now

A new cluster of 71 coronavirus cases has emerged in Bangkok and surrounding areas, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration said Monday.An additional 45 cases were reported by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). It was not immediately clear...

The Narathiwat and the Greater Bangkok clusters have led to 112 and 71 cases respectively: No curfew yet

Thailand found 194 new coronavirus cases on Monday, mostly in Bangkok and Narathiwat.Of those, 182 were local infections and 12 were found in quarantine facilities.Of the 182 local infections, 94 cases were found in Narathiwat and 46 cases in...

Public Service Announcement: Visitors to Thonglor/Ekamai pubs in March should get Covid checked

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration released a statement on Sunday asking that all visitors to entertainment venues in the Thonglor/Ekamai area in Bangkok in the latter half of March to get Covid-19 checked immediately.Specifically, those visiting the following areas...

No shortening of quarantine for variant countries, official explains

Thailand will maintain the full quarantine length for several countries with high rates of the South African coronavirus variant, the government confirmed Friday, even as the isolation period has been dropped for others.The threat from the variant remains real,...

Government deploys vaccines to Myanmar border areas

The Thai government is urgently allocating coronavirus vaccines for border officials and people living in border areas to prepare for the possible influx of refugees from Myanmar, the spokeswoman of the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) Dr Apisamai...

Bang Khae cluster “sparks” first Covid cases in three provinces

The Bang Khae cluster has led to cases in 11 other provinces beyond Bangkok, including the first reported cases of coronavirus in three new provinces, according to officials Monday.“This sparking effect is when a infection is carried from...

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