RECAP: Thailand discovers 278 domestic infections among total of 287 coronavirus cases this morning

National –

Thailand discovered 278 domestic infections among 287 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, CCSA spokesperson Taweesin Visanuyothin announced today, January 12.

A total of 153 local cases were discovered in Samut Sakhon 51, Bangkok 33, Chonburi 17, Samut Prakan 12, Rayong 9, Ang Thong 8, Lop Buri 6, Pathum Thani 5, Ayutthaya 3, Chacheongsao 2, Chiang Mai 2, Singburi 2, Khon Kaen 1, Suphanburi 1, and Roi Et 1.

The other 125 infections in Bangkok were found during proactive screening measures by the provincial public health office. All of them are quarantined and under disease investigation.

As of today, 59 provinces nationwide are confirmed with Covid-19 cases since the second wave of the virus outbreak on December 15th, 2020. About 10 provinces in red-coded color have more than 50 infections, 12 in orange-coded have between 11 to 50 infections, 37 in yellow-colored with one to 10 infections, and 18 provinces in white with no cases.

The spokesperson also mentioned the progress of establishing a field hospital in Samut Sakhon, explaining that a temporary hospital with about 1,000 beds is currently under construction by the Thai Royal Army and volunteers. The beds will be installed after the construction to treat Covid-19 infected patients found in the first cluster.  Thailand requires all asymptomatic patients to be “treated” at a field hospital and does not allow isolation at home.

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=–=–=–=–==-

Don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and get all our news delivered to you in one spam-free daily e-mail Click here!

Help support The Pattaya News in 2021!

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google News, Instagram, Tiktok, Youtube, Pinterest, Parler, Flipboard or Tumblr

Join the discussion in our Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/438849630140035/or in the comments below.

Want to advertise with us or inquire about us promoting your business, event, charity or local sport, etc? E-mail us at Sales@ThePattayaNews.com

Have a General news tip, press release, question, comment, etc? We are not interested in SEO proposals. Mail us at Pattayanewseditor@gmail.com

Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!
Sending
User Review
0 (0 votes)
National News Writer at The Pattaya News. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.