Two new cases of Covid-19 found in Nakhon Pathom, linked to shrimp market in Samut Sakhon

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The Nakhon Pathom Provincial Health Office announced this morning that they have discovered two new cases of Covid-19 in the province, both linked directly to an outbreak at a shrimp market in Samut Sakhon.

However, the Health Office did not release specific details or a timeline at this time, although it is expected in the near future. They stated that the individuals were found by contact tracing from an outbreak at a market in Samut Sakhon that has found over five hundred people, mostly migrant workers, positive for Covid-19.

The Surveillance and Rapid Response Team (SRRT) of Nakhon Pathom said they are tracing and working through the process on several other people and asking the public not to panic at this time. They are focused on five main areas for testing and contact tracing connected to the market in Mahachai, Samut Sakhon out of precaution at this time which are:

  1. Fish Raft Businesses
  2. Agricultural Affairs / Shrimp Farming
  3. Fresh Market Vendors
  4. Deliver people of ingredients, products for fish markets
  5. Public transport between Samut Sakhon / Nakhon Pathom

Our coverage on the previous issue can be found below. We will update more details on the timeline and information on these cases as they become available.

Thai Ministry of Public Health announces 516 new cases of Covid-19 in Samut Sakhon, mostly Burmese migrant workers


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