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Thailand says Bangkok COVID-19 outbreak may take months to contain

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Patpicha Tanakasempipat

 

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A healthcare worker takes a nasal swab sample from a local resident for a COVID-19 test after hundreds of residents of Watthana district and the trendy Thonglor neighborhood tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand, April 8, 2021. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A coronavirus outbreak in Thailand's capital may take more than two months to control, a health official said on Thursday, as authorities announced a broad ban on nightlife to tackle a new wave of infections and a highly contagious variant.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213224-thailand says-bangkok-covid-19-outbreak-may-take-months-to-contain/

 

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Phuket residents vaccinated on April 2 asked to self-quarantine

 

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Dr Chalermpong asked all people who were vaccinated at Saphan Hin on Apr 2 to self-quarantine and monitor their condition. Screenshot: PPHO

 

PHUKET:-- All people who were present at the Indoor Sports Stadium in Saphan Hin last Friday (Apr 2) to be vaccinated for COVID-19 have been asked to self-quarantine and monitor themselves for signs of infection now that it has been confirmed that one of those present was infected with the virus.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213064-phuket-residents-vaccinated-on-april-2-asked-to-self-quarantine/

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Source of British Variant Still Unknown

 

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BANGKOK,  (TNA) – The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) came up with new measures to handle the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases while the source of the British variant of COVID-19 in Thailand remained unknown.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213057-source-of-british-variant-still-unknown/

 

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Experts concerned more children are contracting COVID-19 in the latest wave

 

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An expert in infectious diseases in children has expressed her concern that more children are catching COVID-19 from family members, while the COVID-19 vaccines for children are still under development.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213270-experts-concerned-more-children-are-contracting-covid-19-in-the-latest-wave/

 

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Thailand sees a run on hospitals as Covid-19 cases linked to entertainment venues are reported

by Veena Thoopkrajae

 

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Parking space turned into a temporary swap area at a Bangkok hospital. (photo by Veena Thoopkrajae)

 

People who visited seven bars and pubs in Bangkok in March have been told to urgently seek coronavirus tests after a new cluster of infections was identified. As a result, all coronavirus test outlets at both public and private hospitals have seen an influx of people worried that they too might have contracted the virus.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213281-thailand-sees-a-run-on-hospitals-as-covid-19-cases-linked-to-entertainment-venues-are-reported/

 

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Provincial order issued for all non-tourists entering Thailand through Phuket

By The Phuket News

 

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Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew issued the order today (Apr 8). Photo: PR Phuket)

 

PHUKET: Following the high-profile international attention of Phuket’s push to allow vaccinated tourists to arrive in Phuket without quarantine from July 1, Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew today issued a detailed order listing all the requirements of all non-tourists wanting to enter the country through Phuket.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213288-provincial-order-issued-for-all-non-tourists-entering-thailand-through-phuket/

 

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PM most concerned about public in resolving Green Line payment issue

By Praphorn Praphornkul

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The Prime Minister has decided to step up remedying issues to do with the Green Line rail extension between Bearing and Samut Prakan and from Mo Chit to Saphan Mai to Khu Khot, which have been pending operation and maintenance payments by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for 3 years and 9 months.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213291-pm-most-concerned-about-public-in-resolving-green-line-payment-issue/

 

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Cabinet acknowledges road accident prevention, reduction plan for Songkran

By Tanakorn Sangiam

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - A meeting of cabinet ministers acknowledged an integrated plan to prevent and reduce road accidents during the Songkran holiday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213293-cabinet-acknowledges-road-accident-prevention-reduction-plan-for-songkran/

 

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COE website improved as new vaccine recognized for reducing quarantine

By Praphorn Praphornkul

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - Thailand has approved the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine as another option for those entering the Kingdom while the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has improved its central registration system for access requests.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213294-coe-website-improved-as-new-vaccine-recognized-for-reducing-quarantine/

 

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Olive ridley turtles hatch at Mai Khao, first in 20 years

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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Photo: Phuket Marine National Park Operation Center 2

 

PHUKET: Eight hatchlings from the first olive ridley turtle nest known to be laid on Mai Khao Beach in 20 years have hatched and been released to the sea.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213295-olive-ridley-turtles-hatch-at-mai-khao-first-in-20-years/

 

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Hua Hin: 30% of hotel bookings cancelled for Songkran in wake of dozens of Covid-19 cases

 

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They said that Hua Hin was safe for Songkran travel - safe anytime - but after an outbreak of Covid-19 in the resort people are cancelling in droves, reported Thai media.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213299-hua-hin-30-of-hotel-bookings-cancelled-for-songkran-in-wake-of-dozens-of-covid-19-cases/

 

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Bangkok: Police and the public turn up in droves for Covid tests at Police Hospital

 

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Daily News reported that a great number of police and the general public turned up for Covid-19 tests at the Police Hospital in Bangkok yesterday. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213305-bangkok-police-and-the-public-turn-up-in-droves-for-covid-tests-at-police-hospital/

 

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Chiang Mai: All entertainment shut for 7 days - no alcohol in restaurants as new variant hits North

 

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Covid-19 authorities in Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand have ordered that no restaurants of any kind can serve alcohol from today for seven days, reported Sanook.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213310-chiang-mai-all-entertainment-shut-for-7-days-no-alcohol-in-restaurants-as-new-variant-hits-north/

 

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35 officers at Phetchaburi police station ordered to quarantine at home

 

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 Picture: Sanook 

 

A deputy commander at Muang Phetchaburi police station tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday after he went to Maya Pub in Hua Hin on March 30th.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213311-35-officers-at-phetchaburi-police-station-ordered-to-quarantine-at-home/

 

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Woman and son escape serious injury after driving in to 4 metre wide hole

 

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Police captain Wichai Meekhwan of the Talat Phlu police and Poh Teck Tung rescue foundation were called after a 70 year old woman driving with her 25 year old son went down a huge hole.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213312-woman-and-son-escape-serious-injury-after-driving-in-to-4-metre-wide-hole/

 

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Things you should know about quarantining at home - top doc tells all

 

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Thai media Naew Na reported on a Facebook post from leading specialist Dr Theeravat Hemachudha who had advice about what home quarantine actually means. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213318-things-you-should-know-about-quarantining-at-home-top-doc-tells-all/

 

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Thai Government Insists Private Sector Are Allowed to Import Covid-19 Vaccine

By Tarin Angskul

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The Thai government insists it has not barred private sector companies from ordering Covid-19 vaccines for commercial distribution in Thailand, in responding to rumors that the government was monopolizing Covid-19 vaccine imports.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213320-thai-government-insists-private-sector-are-allowed-to-import-covid-19-vaccine/

 

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No quarantine in Phuket for arrivals from ‘red zone’ provinces

By The Phuket News

 

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Arrivals from COVID ’red zones’ do not have to observer quarantine after arriving in Phuket. Image: PR Phuket

 

PHUKET: Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew has confirmed that people arriving in Phuket from COVID high-risk ‘red zone’ provinces do not face quarantine in Phuket, but must follow other disease control measures.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213321-no-quarantine-in-phuket-for-arrivals-from-‘red-zone’-provinces/

 

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BREAKING:

 

A dozen Bangkok hospitals suspend COVID-19 testing amid shortages

 

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FILE PHOTO: Local residents queue for a COVID-19 nasal swab test after hundreds of residents of Watthana district and the trendy Thonglor neighborhood tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand, April 8, 2021. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - At least 12 hospitals in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, said as of Friday they were suspending testing for COVID-19 due to high demand and shortage of supplies, amid a new spike in cases.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213326-a-dozen-bangkok-hospitals-suspend-covid-19-testing-amid-shortages/

 

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New Covid-19 Outbreak May Slash Consumer Spending up to Bt100 Billion

By Subhabhong Rarueysong

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - Consumer spending may drop up to 100 billion baht if a new coronavirus outbreak lasts for two months, possibly sinking the economy in the current quarter.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1213331-new-covid-19-outbreak-may-slash-consumer-spending-up-to-bt100-billion/

 

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