2 extra circumstances identified in the northern Thailand Covid-19 mini outbreak

2 extra individuals have been confirmed as contaminated with Covid-19 in the current mini-outbreak in Northern Thailand. In this case both women had crossed the Thai/Myanmar border and worked at the similar bar in Myanmar as the original patient, feared to be a potential super-spreader. The 29 12 months old is now being treated at a hospital in Chiang Mai.
Chiang Rai public well being officers report that the women, aged 23 and 26, illegally crossed the Burmese border at Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai, from Tachileik, a border city on the Burmese facet of the border, last Thursday night time.
All three went to work in Tachileik last month, but returned to Thailand after Burmese well being authorities imposed a curfew from midnight to 4am. There has been between 1,300 and 1,700 circumstances announced each day over the past week in Myanmar.

Strange say the brand new instances in Chiang Rai didn’t visit different public locations, but stayed in a local lodge and ordered in food on supply apps.
“We are less worried in regards to the scenario in Chiang Rai as a end result of they didn’t go out,” he said.
Nothing to it of Patient Zero’s friends, the 26 year outdated, decided to get examined on Saturday after the information of her friend’s optimistic take a look at outcome. Authorities then ordered her 23 year outdated friend to have a take a look at as nicely. Both tested constructive to Covid-19. Another four folks have since been identified as “high risk” and are all being examined right now. When added to the food delivery and resort employees, the amount of individuals thought-about “at risk” could possibly be as much as 30.
Meanwhile, the Pattaya Mail is reporting that 2 of the ladies had been arrested in Mae Sai and one other 2 had been arrested on a bus headed to Pattaya, by way of Bangkok.
Authorities say they’ll ramp up the border patrols but count on to see more infections coming from the unique case within the next few days. Thailand’s border with Myanmar is more than 2,000 kilometres lengthy, mostly inaccessible mountainous or forest terrain.
SOURCE: Bangkok Post

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