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COVID-19 Update, Thailand 17 July 2021

COVID19 Thailand

          According to health officials, 141 additional Covid-19 deaths and 10,082 new transmissions occurred in Thailand on Saturday, bringing the total death toll to 3,146 and the number of cases to 363,126 since the epidemic began.

         There were 10,040 local cases, including 2,302 in Bangkok, Samut Prakan – 849 , Samut Sakhon – 680 ,Chonburi – 659 ,Nonthaburi – 471, Nakhon Pathom – 288 ,Songkhla – 286, Pathum Thani – 251, Chachoengsao – 245, Yala – 196.

           The 42 imported cases were from India (5), the US (2), Myanmar (25) and Cambodia (10). There were 40 Thais and two Myanmar nationals among them. The two visitors from the United States were a 36-year-old Thai man and a 40-year-old Thai male researcher who entered the country through the Phuket Sandbox tourism scheme.

           Details on the deaths of 141 people: 3 males & 68 females, 3 foreigners died, Median age is 64 (24-96 years), Most deaths in Bangkok (71), Nonthaburi (18), Samut Sakhon (7) and Pathum Thani (6), 44% died in less than 6 days of diagnosis, 2 died at home. The other fatalities were in Udon Thani (4), Kanchanaburi (3), Chachoengsao (2), Trat (2), Prachin Buri (2), Udon Thani (2), Sa Kaeo (1), Chiang Rai (1), Kamphaeng Phet (1), Chaiyaphum (1), Nakhon Nayok (1), Ang Thong (1), Nakhon Phanom (1), Nakhon Ratchasima (1) and Nong Bua Lam Phu (1).

            Cases of Covid-19 in the world increased by 562,570 in 24 hours to 190.29 million. The United States had the most cases at 34.92 million, up 40,529, and Thailand ranked 55th in the number of accumulated cases.

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COVID-19 Update, Thailand 16 July 2021

COVID-19 Thailand

          According to health officials, 67 additional Covid-19 deaths and 9,692 new transmissions occurred in Thailand on Friday, bringing the total death toll to 3,005 and the number of cases to 353,044 since the epidemic began.

         There were 9,677 local cases, including 2,195 in Bangkok, Samut Sakhon – 653, Samut Prakan – 607, Chonburi – 530, Nonthaburi – 456, Chachoengsao – 374, Yala – 264, Pathum Thani – 243, Nakhon Pathom – 202, and Pattani – 191

           15 imported cases came from six different countries: India (1), Kuwait (1), Singapore (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), Cambodia (5) and Myanmar

           Details on the deaths of 67 people: 34 males & 33 females, 2 foreigners died, Median age is 67 (27-104 years), Most deaths in Bangkok (33), Samut Prakan (5) and Pathum Thani (5), 37% died in less than 6 days of diagnosis, 1 died at home

            Cases of Covid-19 in the world increased by 559,651 in 24 hours to 189.73 million. The United States had the most cases at 34.89 million, up 36,674, and the most deaths at 624,214, up 344.

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COVID-19 Update, Thailand 14 July 2021

COVID-19 Bangkok, Thailand

          According to health officials, 87 additional Covid-19 deaths and 9,188 new transmissions occurred in Thailand on Wednesday, bringing the total death toll to 2,934 and the number of cases to 363,029 since the epidemic began.

          Apisamai Srirangson, a spokesperson for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said later in the afternoon briefing that the 87 new fatalities ranged in age from 24 to 104 years old, with 70 percent being over 60. There were 48 of them who had hypertension and 33 who had diabetes. 46 people lived in or visited outbreak regions.

           There were 9,180 local cases, including 2,332 in Bangkok, 398 in Pathum Thani, 1,006 in Samut Prakan, 577 in Samut Sakhon, 513 in Chonburi, 347 in Nonthaburi, 191 in Narathiwat, 195 in Pattani, 202 in Nakhon Pathom, and 339 in Chachoengsao.

         The eight imported cases came from three different countries: the United Arab Emirates, Belgium, Bahrain, South Korea, South Africa, and Cambodia.

           Details on the deaths of 87 people: 44 males and 43 females died, 4 foreigners died, the median age is 71 (24-104 years), the majority of deaths occurred in Bangkok (55), Pathum Thani (6), Yala (5), Narathiwat (4), and Pattanai (3), 42 died within six days after diagnosis, and two died at home. The global death toll has risen by 8,117 to 4.06 million people.

          Cases of Covid-19 in the world increased by 510,140 in 24 hours to 188.58 million. Globally, new instances approached 500,000 in 24 hours, up from roughly 300,000 new cases per day previously, and researchers blamed the Delta version of Covid-19, which was discovered in India. The United States had the most cases (34.81 million, an increase of 28923) and the most deaths (623,435, an increase of 307). Thailand was placed 59th in terms of the total number of cases.

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New closures start from 12 July 2021 in Bangkok

Bangkok Lock down, Bangkok, Thailand

            To control the Covid-19 crisis, the BMA issued Announcement No. 36, which ordered the temporary closure of sites beginning on July 12, 1964. Mr. Asawin Kwanmuang, Governor of Bangkok, signed the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Announcement on the order to temporarily close the location (No. 36) on July 11, 2021, having the contents and substance of the following eight items:

1) According to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Notification, all business owners and operators must completely comply with this announcement.

2) Food or beverage outlets, which include stores in department stores, shopping centres, community malls, convention centres or exhibition venues, hotels, airports, train stations, bus stations, convenience stores, trolleys, hawkers, stalls, or any other establishment where food or beverages are sold to operate until 8:00 p.m. Usage at the store is prohibited; customers may only take it back for later consumption.

3) Department shops, shopping centres, community malls, and other similar facilities must remain open until 8 p.m. and only sell essential consumer goods: Medical supplies, supermarket hand tools, and construction equipment, as well as banks, financial institutions or securities business, telecommunications business, postage and parcels, repair or maintenance services, providing vaccinations or other medical, public health services, and private offices

4) Convenience stores, flea markets, night markets, and walking streets will be open until 8:00 p.m., with limited hours for convenience stores that regularly open at night to be closed between 8:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. the following day.

5) Public parks, sports fields, and open-air exercise facilities must remain open until 8:00 p.m.

6) Thai massage parlours (including foot massage), spas, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery clinics, and health care facilities close the operation. Beauty salons that apply make-up or trim hair may continue to operate as long as the previously specified conditions are met, and as long as the government’s disease control procedures are carefully followed.

7) Prohibiting group activities of more than 5 individuals, in accordance with the limitations and exceptions outlined in the Bangkok Announcement regarding the temporary closure of the location (No. 34) of June 27, 2021. Group actions of people who have been allowed by a competent official to organise previously publicised activities. If you want to organise activities during this time, you must get authorization from the competent official to inspect and review the disease preventive measures.

8) Schools, educational or training institutes, and other educational institutions must follow the previously established actions.

            Violators who fail to comply may be charged with an offence under Section 52 of the Communicable Diseases Act B.E. 2015, which carries a maximum sentence of one year in prison or a fine of 1,000 baht, or both. If found guilty of an offence under Section 18 of the Emergency Decree on Public Administration B.E. 2005, the penalty is up to two years in prison or a fine of up to 40,000 baht, or both.

Bangkok Lock down, Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok Lock down, Bangkok, Thailand
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COVID-19 Update, Thailand 12 July 2021

          According to health officials, 80 more Covid-19 fatalities and 8,656 new transmissions occurred in Thailand on Sunday, bringing the total death toll to 2,791 and the number of cases to 345,027 since the start of the pandemic.

           There were 8,559 local cases, including 2,399 from Bangkok, 397 from Pathum Thani, 405 from Samut Prakan, 591 from Samut Sakhon, 399 from Chonburi, 313 from Nonthaburi, 188 from Songkhla, 201 from Yala, 315 from Nakhon Pathom, and 215 from Pattani.

           Twenty-four cases were imported from six countries, with ten instances from Myanmar and five from Cambodia leading the way. Cases were also imported from Japan, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, and Malaysia.

             Details regarding 86 people’s deaths: The median age is 66 (30-94 years), the bulk of deaths occurred in Bangkok (44) and Samut Prakan ( 6), and Pattani (5), 14 were infected through family members, 29 died within 6 days of diagnosis, and 3 died at home.

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